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Class 7 student found dead in school

The body of a 13-year-old student was found hanging in the rest room of a prestigious school in Mumbai early Monday.

mumbai Updated: Jan 04, 2010 12:07 IST

The body of a 13-year-old student was found hanging in the rest room of a prestigious school in Mumbai early Monday.

A high-ranking official of the Shardashram Boys High School in Dadar West said that the body of Class 7 student Eknath Patil was found hanging from a nylon rope in the school toilet.

"Yes, the incident has happened in the boys' secondary section of the school. We have rushed here after hearing of the tragedy, but we have no details," he said, speaking on condition of anonymity.

The official said that the matter is being investigated by police who are looking at all angles, including suicide.