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Former model commits suicide


modelMumbai: A 26-year-old model-turned-financial consultant allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan at her residence in suburban Andheri, police said.

The incident came to light today after the neighbours complained to the police about foul smell emanating from her house in a high-rise, police said.

The deceased, Archana Pandey, has left a suicide note in which she held her boyfriend responsible for the extreme step, police said.

According to the police, Pandey had been staying on a rented apartment in A6 building at New Mhada Colony in Lokhandwala Complex. She had quit modeling profession in 2009 and started working in a production house.

“When we broke the door opened, her decomposed body was found hanging from the fan in her bedroom. Going by the condition of the body, it appears that she ended her life three days ago,” said Arundhati Rane, senior inspector at Versova police station.

“During the searches, we recovered a one-page suicide note in her bedroom, in which she held her boyfriend responsible for drastic step. A manhunt has been launched for him,” the officer said.


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