A29-year-old Satellite resident died by suicide at her parents’ residence in Vastrapur. Though the police have not found out why she took this step, they said that she had been taking medicines for depression till a year ago. A case of accidental death has been filed by
The deceased has been identified as Riddhi Patel, a resident of
According to police, Riddhi’s parents and brother have been living in the US for the past three years. They own a house in
The couple chatted with their relatives and settled down to watch TV. Ishan told police, “Riddhi ordered pizza. Around 8.30 pm, she went to the master bedroom and closed the door.” Thinking that she must have gone to the washroom, he continued watching television. But when she did not come out for some time, Ishan grew suspicious and knocked on the bedroom door. However, Riddhi did not answer.
He began banging on the door and shouting. His cries brought the society members to the flat. They broke open the bedroom door and found Riddhi hanging from the ceiling fan. She was rushed to the Sterling hospital where she was declared dead.
Ishan told police that he was unaware why Riddhi would take such a step. Though she was taking anti-depressant medicines till a year ago, he said. ACP (A-Division)
When asked if she could have killed herself due to depression, Patel said, “We cannot confirm this as of now.”