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Rettai Jadai Vayasu director C Sivakumar dies, body found after 2 days

Director C Sivakumar passed away after suffering a heart attack, suspect police. His body was found after neighbours complained of a foul smell coming from his apartment.

regional movies Updated: Aug 03, 2018 16:17 IST
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Director C Sivakumar has worked with actors Ajith and Arjun.(Twitter/bharathkumar258)

Director C Sivakumar, who worked with actors such as Ajith and Arjun, was found dead in his apartment. The police suspect that he suffered an heart attack a few days ago. According to a report in Times of India, the director was found dead on Thursday morning at his Virugambakkam residence. His body was found on a chair.

The director was found after neighbours reported a foul smell coming from his flat in the second floor. They then alerted the police. The door was locked from inside and the officers had to break it open and enter. The report also described that the television was turned on and the volume was low and fans were also switched on.

The investigating officer said, “He is suspected to have died two days ago, as the body has started decomposing. We are awaiting the post-mortem report. Only then will we know the cause of death.” The investigating officer further added, “We are also checking his medical history to know if he had any previous health complications. We are also questioning a few of his friends and relatives.”

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First Published: Aug 03, 2018 16:17 IST