A 23-year-old housewife committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling of a room adjoining her residence at Machhimar Nagar in Cuffe Parade on Wednesday morning.
The police suspect she was depressed after losing her seven-month-old son in August.
The Cuffe Parade police said Phuli Payapatel woke her husband Harka, 25, around 6am on Wednesday and asked him if he would carry his tiffin to work. Harka went back to sleep.
When he woke up at 8am, he looked for his wife.
He went to the adjoining room, which had been empty for a while, only to find her hanging from the ceiling.
“No suicide note was found. Her husband said she was depressed ever since she lost their son,” said J Kharat, senior inspector, Cuffe Parade police station.