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Lady Doctor commits suicide

Bhubaneswar,September 7: A woman doctor on Sunday committed suicide by jumping from ninth floor of the Banalata Apartment at Saheed Nagar here.

The deceased identified as Swetapadma Mishra, was working as a gynaecologist at the Jagannath Hospital in the city. The incident took place nearly at 1.40 pm in the afternoon.The localites took her to the Apollo Hospital in the city, where she was declared brought dead. Her body was then shifted to the Capital Hospital here for postmortem.

The reason behind the death is yet to be discovered. The forensic team and the Saheed Nagar police reached the apartment to gather facts behind the death and interrogated in-laws of the deceased. The police recovered footwear and spectacles of the deceased lying on the terrace of the building from where she committed suicide.

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