Kerala

Anannyah’s friend found dead

Jiju, a friend of transwoman Anannyah Kumari Alex, was found dead hanging at an apartment on Jawahar Road, near Thaikkoodam, here around 3 p.m on Friday.

The police suspect the 32-year-old hailing from Thiruvananthapuram to have committed suicide.

Anannyah was found dead hanging at her apartment at Edappally on Tuesday.

“They were living together for a few months and he was the one who found her dead,” said a member of the transpeople community, who knew them both. He had reportedly set a WhatsApp status expressing his grief at the death of Anannyah just before he died.

The Maradu police have registered a case for unnatural death.

Meanwhile, the Kalamasserry police probing the death of Anannyah said they were yet to get her post-mortem examination report.

A two-member team from the Government Medical College, Kalamasserry, conducted the post-mortem examination on Anannyah, whose death has kicked up a row after the LGBTQ community attributed it to complications after the gender affirmative surgery held at a private hospital here a year back.

Suicide prevention helpline number: 0484-2540530.


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