Kritika Chaudhary was from Haridwar in Uttarakhand. All pictures courtesy: Kritika Chaudhary's Facebook account
Kritika Chaudhary came to Mumbai in 2011 to become part of the glamour world
Kritika Chaudhary had to struggle in the initial days to get work in Mumbai
Kritika Chaudhary did small roles in TV and some modelling assignments
Kritika Chaudhary got her big break in 2011 on the TV show 'Parichay – Nayee Zindagi Ke Sapno Ka'
Kritika Chaudhary also bagged a small role in Kangana Ranaut-starrer 'Rajjo' in 2013
Kritika Chaudhary used to reside in Four Bungalows area of Andheri (west) in Mumbai
Kritika Chaudhary was found dead in her rental apartment in Andheri West on Monday. Her semi-decomposed body was found by the Amboli police, who broke into her flat in Shri Bhairavnath Society after neighbours complained of a foul stench emanating from her home.
The Amboli police and Unit 9 of the crime branch have launched a parallel investigation into the case. Police sources said that a murder angle is also being investigated
Upon entering the freezing one-bedroom apartment on the fifth floor, sources said the police found "the body in a semi-decomposed state and the air conditioner set to 19 degrees. There was a wound on her head". A resident said, "She was a very friendly person, but I rarely saw her in the building."
Mumbai police spokesperson Rashmi Karandikar said, "An Accidental Death Report has been registered."
Abhimanyu Mishra, a priest of a temple located opposite the building said, "I spoke to her just five or six days ago, when she was taking some boxes to her flat. She used to rarely visit the temple. It is a very sad incident; may she rest in peace."
A police officer said, "Looking at the body, it seems as if she died at least three to four days ago. The body has been sent to Cooper Hospital for post-mortem."
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