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68-year-old admitted to same ward after jumping off hospital building in Goa; dies

Naik was rushed to the casualty ward of the same hospital where he was declared dead, said Aggassaim police inspector Uday Gawade.

india Updated: Dec 08, 2018 13:13 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
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A 68-year-old man, who was admitted at the Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), killed himself Saturday by jumping off the third floor of the state-run facility, the police said.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

A 68-year-old man, who was admitted at the Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), killed himself Saturday by jumping off the third floor of the state-run facility, the police said.

The incident occurred at 6:30 AM when Ravindra Naik walked out of the medicine ward and leapt out, a police official said.

Naik was rushed to the casualty ward of the same hospital where he was declared dead, said Aggassaim police inspector Uday Gawade.

Police are investigating the trigger behind Naik taking the extreme step.

First Published: Dec 08, 2018 13:09 IST