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MP: Woman ends life hours after losing husband to COVID-19

The woman jumped off a nine-storey private hospital on Saturday night, hours after her 43-year-old husband succumbed to the viral infection.

Published: 09th May 2021 10:24 AM  |   Last Updated: 09th May 2021 10:24 AM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

INDORE: Shocked over the death of her husband due to COVID-19, a 37-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide at Indore in Madhya Pradesh, police said.

The woman jumped off a nine-storey private hospital on Saturday night, hours after her 43-year-old husband succumbed to the viral infection, Tukoganj police station inspector Kamlesh Sharma said.

The police suspect she jumped to death from the hospital's fifth storey or a floor above it.

Her husband was admitted to the hospital on April 24 after he contracted COVID-19, the official said.

"She was shocked after getting to know about her husband's death and ended her life," he said.

The woman's body was sent for postmortem, he added.

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