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Government school student found dead in hostel room in Krishnagiri

A 17-year-old boy studying in a government school at Uthangarai in Krishnagiri was found dead in his hostel room on Saturday night.

According to the police, A. Gopalakrishnan of Tiruvannamalai district was staying in a government hostel. Around 9 p.m. on Saturday, his hostel mates found him dead.

On information, the police sent the body to Uthangarai Government Hospital for postmortem.

The case was transferred to the CB-CID police on Sunday. Officials from the Education Department held inquiries with the students in the hostel on Sunday.

Assistance for overcoming suicidal thoughts is available on the State’s health helpline 104 and Sneha’s  Suicide Prevention  helpline 044-24640050.


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