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Kerala: Sailor found dead at naval aircraft yard in Kochi, inquiry ordered

A Navy sailor was found dead at the Naval Aircraft Yard on Wednesday in an apparent case of suicide.

india Updated: Jun 22, 2016 17:35 IST

A 25-year-old Navy sailor was found dead at the Naval Aircraft Yard on Wednesday in an apparent case of suicide.

Roopa Ram (25) was an electrical artificer (air radio) at the yard. “In what appears to be a case of suicide, the sailor was found hanging at the yard,” a Navy statement said.

The sailor belonged to Nagour in Rajasthan and is survived by his wife and a nine-month-old son. “The family has been informed. The Navy has ordered an inquiry into the incident,” the statement said.