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Woman found dead in bathroom of her house

Woman found dead in bathroom of her house

New Delhi: A woman was found dead in the bathroom of her house in Delhi's Mandawali area, according to Delhi Police.

Mandawali police station received a call at about 2:52 pm on Sunday that a woman, identified as Poonam by police, had locked herself in her house for two days.

When police reached the spot, the caller identified himself as the 45-year-old woman's brother. He told police that she lived alone in the house and was not receiving his calls for two days.

Police said that the deceased's brother entered through the window, in the presence of the PCR team and discovered his sister's dead body in the bathroom.

DCP (East), Jasmeet Singh said that five years ago Poonam had lost her husband, whom she was married to for 17 years.

She had been living alone since then and was suffering from depression, he added. DCP Singh also mentioned that no injury marks were present on the body and that no foul play is suspected in this case.

Police added that necessary inquest proceedings have been initiated.

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