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37-year-old hotelier commits suicide in Andheri

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A 37-year-old hotelier allegedly ended his life on Friday by hanging himself in suburban Andheri, police said.

The reason behind the suicide was yet to ascertained.

The incident took place in a room on the sixth floor of Hotel Grace, situated on J B Road in Andheri, on Friday afternoon, an official said.

Vaibhav Shetty, resident of suburban Mulund, allegedly hanged himself with a bed sheet in the hotel room, he said.

The death came to light when hotel staff found that he was not responding despite repeated knocking on the door and alerted D N Nagar Police Station.

The police broke the door open and found Shetty's body was hanging from the ceiling fan.

He was taken to a hospital, but was declared dead before arrival.

An accidental death report was registered at D N Nagar police station and probe was underway, the official said.

Shetty owned afew hotels in the suburbs, he said.

Police are also checking his mobile call records, the official said.

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First Published: Fri, November 29 2019. 22:30 IST