Sushant Singh Rajput died of asphyxia, no sign of struggle: Postmortem report

Updated: Jun 24, 2020, 17:57 IST | Faizan Khan | Mumbai

According to the police, the postmortem report also confirmed that there was no sign of struggle, thus refuting the claims on social media that the actor was strangulated to death

Sushant Singh Rajput. File picture
Sushant Singh Rajput. File picture

Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s final postmortem report has been submitted to Mumbai Police. The report confirms that the actor died of asphyxia due to hanging as mentioned in the preliminary report. However, the viscera report is still awaited.

According to the police, the postmortem report also confirmed that there was no sign of struggle, thus refuting the claims on social media that the actor was strangulated to death.

So far, the police have recorded statements of 23 people in the case. The investigation also revealed that the actor spoke to two of his managers regarding some films. The statement of the psychiatrist, whom the actor was consulting after being diagnosed with depression, has not been recorded yet.

The 34-year-old actor was found dead at his sixth-floor apartment in Bandra (West) on June 14. While the police have confirmed that he has died by suicide, no 'note' was found from his residence. SSR's colleagues and friends from the film and television industry have been expressing shock and sorrow on social media over his death. Right from television to Bollywood celebrities, everyone condoled his demise.

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