Patient jumps off hospital building in Dhenkanal, dies

Patient jumps off hospital building in Dhenkanal, dies

Dhenkanal: Mystery shrouds the death of a patient, who allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the sixth floor of the district headquarters hospital (DHH) here after slitting his wrist on Friday.
The deceased has been identified as Bijay Behera (21) alias Tuna of Mahulakhola village under Gondia police limits.
Sources said Tuna was admitted to primary health centre (PHC) at Deogaon after suffering from sunstroke on Thursday. He was later shifted to the DHH. He went to the sixth floor of the hospital on the pretext of using the washroom at 8.30 am. He then slit his wrist and jumped off the building.
The exact reason behind the death is yet to be ascertained. Dhenkanal Town police have started an investigation.

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