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IT professional dies after falling off 6th floor of building

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A 32-year-old Information Technology professional, who had just returned from Belgium, died after falling off the sixth floor of a residential building in suburb of Mumbai, police said today.

fell from an open window of his flat in PK Arch building in Vakola area yesterday, police said, adding that preliminary reports have suggested that the deceased was drunk at the time of the incident.

"Dubey had returned from on Thursday. He went to sleep in his room after reportedly being exhausted due to jet lag following a 12-14 hour flight. The French window of the room in which he was sleeping was open and did not have a grill," the said.

The said that Dubey went near the window at around 5:30am yesterday and his fall may have been caused by sleepiness.

"He died on the spot. An Accidental Death Report has been taken at station and further probe is underway," the said.

Sources said that the incident happened a day before the birthday of the deceased's wife.

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First Published: Sat, August 11 2018. 18:25 IST