Puri: In a tragic incident, body of a patient was found hanging inside the toilet of Puri District Headquarters Hospital here today.
The deceased has been identified as Babula Sabar of Nuapara district.
Sabar, who was working as mason, had come to the Pilgrim City along with a group of his fellow villagers to work and was living in Matipada are of the town.
He was reportedly admitted at the Medicine Ward of the hospital following chest pain this morning. He went to the toilet saying to attend nature’s call. However, did not return after more than one hour, following which his attendants went inside the toilet and found his body hanging and informed to the hospital authorities, who informed the police.
Though the exact cause of his death is yet to be ascertained, police suspects it to be a case of suicide. Police have launched a probe into the incident sending the body for post-mortem.