Poosanam (60) of Sunnambukara Street, Chengalpattu, died on the spot after the tiled roof of her house collapsed on Sunday night.

According to police, the victim and her relatives, Anand and Velu, were fast asleep in the house when the incident took place around 11 p.m. The roof caved in suddenly as the mud wall, which were thoroughly wet due to incessant rain in the past few days, collapsed.

While Poosanam died on the spot, Anand and Velu sustained injuries and were rushed to the Chengalpattu Medical College Hospital for treatment, police said.

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