A 19-year-old female student on Wednesday was found floating in a well of a private college hostel at Mettupalayam, Coimbatore.
Some security staff and students noticed the body of Divya, a second year B.Com (CA), in the early hours of Wednesday and immediately alerted college authorities, who in turn informed police.
Sources told The News Minute that Divya, the deceased last spoke to her boyfriend who hails from Erode around 11pm on Tuesday. The police found a letter in her room in which she apologized to her parents and asked to keep her brother safely. Police are suspecting a suicide and interrogating her boyfriend. There were injuries on her head.
Moreover, the parents of the deceased claim that it was a murder and not a suicide. She had spoken to her father on Tuesday night at 9pm.
Fire and Rescue Service personnel along with police, retrieved the body, which had bleeding injuries on nose and ears, police said.
The parents of Divya, a resident of a village near Kothagiri in Nilgiris District, were informed, even as the body was brought to the Government Hospital here for post-mortem, police said.