Nagpur: A 21-year-old final year student of Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) was found dead amid the shrubs behind the library within the jurisdiction of Ajani Police Station on Saturday, sources said.
The deceased, identified as Ashwant Khobragade, a native of Bhandara, was learnt to have consumed poison to end life.
However, what triggered the medico to take such extreme step was still unclear but he was learnt to be under depression, sources said.
There was no suicide note found. His sister too is a student of GMCH.
Senior PI Shailesh Sankhe of Ajni police station informed TOI that the body had already developed rigor mortis suggesting the death likely to have taken place around few hours before it was being spotted by another medico who had alerted the control room. “We have found the container which had the poison from which Ashwant had poured the content into a mug for preparing a solution before consuming it,” he added.
Further investigation was underway, sources added.