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Woman, roommate commits suicide in Jharkhand

The bodies have been sent for post-mortem, the officer said adding that police has started an investigation.

Woman, roommate commits suicide in Jharkhand
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Jamshedpur: A woman and her roommate allegedly committed suicide by hanging in Jharkhand's Seraikela-Kharswan district, police said on Thursday.

The local people informed the police on Thursday morning that the woman was not opening the door of her rented house at Bolaidish area despite repeated knocks, they said.

A police team rushed to the spot and broke open the door to find them hanging in their room, a police officer said.

The bodies have been sent for post-mortem, the officer said adding that police has started an investigation.

The two were identified as Kunni Patro (21) and Rashmita Nayak (16), who hails from Mayurbhanj district of Odisha. They were living in the rented house in Bolaidih area for the last eight days, the officer added.