A 54-year-old woman, who was suffering from cancer, allegedly committed suicide after jumping from her the terrace of residential building in Malad (west) on Sunday. The deceased, who was residing on the fourth floor of Kapol co-operative housing society, situated on Marve Road in Malad (west) along with her husband, son and daughter, was upset for the past few days due to her illness, revealed preliminary investigation.
According to the police, the incident occurred around 10 am when the victim allegedly jumped from the terrace of her building. The watchman and few other residents heard a loud thud and rushed to the spot. They informed her family members, said a police officer.
“At the time of the incident her husband and children were at home,” added the police officer from Malad police station. The Malad police was then informed about the incident and a police team was rushed to the spot. They sent her to Shatabdi hospital where she was declared dead.
The police have registered a case of accidental death report (ADR). “We are not suspecting any foul play but we will investigate the case from all angles and will record statement of her family members and neighbours to know the exact reason,” added officer.