Mumbai: 14-year-old girl jumps off high-rise building in Kandivli

Jun 29, 2018, 12:45 IST | Samiullah Khan

According to police sources, the girl leapt from the 8th floor of the building on Thursday evening

Mumbai: 14-year-old girl jumps off high-rise building in Kandivli
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A 14-year old girl committed suicide by jumping off a high rise building in Thakur Village Kandivali East on Thursday evening. The incident was captured on camera. The victim is survived by her parents and a younger sister.

According to police sources, the girl leapt from the 8th floor of Orchid Tower, which is adjacent to the building where she resided. The incident took place around 4.30 pm on Thursday.

Residents spotted the girl on the parapet of the building and tried to convince her not to jump. Much to everyone’s shock, she jumped before any help could reach her. The entire episode was captured on a mobile video.

She was rushed to a nearby hospital and later shifted to Shatabdi Hospital in Kandivali where she was declared brought dead.

The girl was a standard nine student in a private school in Kandivli. Her mother is a housewife and father works for an insurance company.

The reason behind the suicide is yet to be ascertained, no suicide has been found, a police official said

A police team from the Samtanagar Police station went to the spot and conducted the investigation report and sent the dead body for autopsy to Bhagwati hospital. An accidental death report has been registered and the investigation is underway, said an official from the Samtanagar police station.

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