TN: 19-year-old woman student’s body found floating in college well

  • PTI, Coimbatore
  • Updated: Feb 03, 2016 17:26 IST

The body of a 19-year-old girl student was on Wednesday found floating in a well of a private college hostel at Mettupalayam, Tamil Nadu.

Some security staff and students noticed the body of Divya, who was pursuing year B.Com (CA), in the early hours of Wednesday and immediately alerted college authorities, who in turn informed the police.

Fire and Rescue Service personnel along with the police retrieved the victim’s body, which had bleeding injuries on nose and ears, police said.

Police has recovered a letter purportedly written by the deceased from her hostel room and further investigations were on, authorities said.

The parents of Divya, a resident of a village near Kothagiri in Nilgiris District, were informed, even as the body was brought to the Government Hospital in Coimbatore for a post-mortem, police said.

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