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46-yr-old commits suicide in Delhi

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A 46-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by setting himself ablaze in north Delhi's on Sunday, police said.

Naveen Kumar Gupta's body was found after his neighbour informed the police about a foul smell and smoke emanating from his home, they added.

On reaching the spot, the police found a room on the second floor of the residence to be locked from the inside, said the of

Upon breaking open the door, the severely burnt body of a man was found on the floor along with a suicide note, he added.

Gupta, a divorcee living alone in the house, was taken to a hospital but doctors declared him brought dead, police said.

The deceased's elder brother and parents had passed away few years ago, they said.

Police were awaiting Gupta's post-mortem examination report and analysing the suicide note.

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First Published: Sun, December 02 2018. 23:35 IST