Bengaluru musician jumps from Mumbai high-rise


Mumbai: A 29-year-old musician from Bengaluru, Karan Joseph allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the 12th floor of a high-rise building in suburban Bandra in Mumbai, the police said.

Karan Joseph took the extreme step by jumping off a window of the flat, owned by a company where his friend Rishi Shah works, at Bullock Road, they said.

Karan was residing at the flat since August and was reportedly depressed, according to reports.

Around 8.30 am, Karan along with Rishi and other friends was watching television in the living room. After sometime, he got up, went near the window and jumped off it.

He was reportedly in an inebriated state, sources said.

According to the police no suicide note was found from the spot.

“His mobile phone will be sent to forensic science laboratory to get any possible lead about the reason behind his death.

An accidental death report has been registered and probe is underway, the police said.

Reacting to the incident, singer and music director Vishal Dadlani tweeted, “Destroyed. Karan Joseph, one of the most incredible Indian musicians, has committed suicide.

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