Bank manager found dead inside office in Kerala's Kannur

The deceased is identified as Thrissur native Swapna KS.
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A forty-two-year old manager of Canara bank at Kannur’s Kuthuparamba was on Friday discovered dead inside the office. The incident happened at the Canara Bank at Palathinkara in Kuthuparamba. According to police, the death is prima facie believed to be by suicide.

The deceased has been identified as Thrissur native Swapna KS. According to the police, the woman had come to the bank by 8.30 am on Friday. “There was no one else when she came to the bank. Later, when the Assistant Manager reached, she was discovered to have died by suicide inside the office,” said an official of Kuthuparamba police station.

As per the police, Swapna was found dead not in her cabin but inside the main hall of the bank. She is survived by a daughter, states police. The deceased had been living with her daughter at a rented house in Kuthuparamba.

After the inquest procedures, the body of the deceased has been moved to the Government Medical College at Pariyaram in Kannur district.

“At present, we have not found anything suspicious,” added the police officer.

If you are aware of anyone facing mental health issues or feeling suicidal, please provide help. Here are some helpline numbers of suicide-prevention organisations that can offer emotional suppport to individuals and families.

Tamil Nadu
State health department's suicide helpline: 104
Sneha Suicide Prevention Centre - 044-24640050 (listed as the sole suicide prevention helpline in Tamil Nadu)

Andhra Pradesh
Life Suicide Prevention: 78930 78930
Roshni: 9166202000, 9127848584

Sahai (24-hour): 080 65000111, 080 65000222

Maithri: 0484 2540530
Chaithram: 0484 2361161
Both are 24-hour helpline numbers.

State government's suicide prevention (tollfree): 104
Roshni: 040 66202000, 6620200
SEVA: 09441778290, 040 27504682 (between 9 amd and 7 pm)
Aasara offers support to inidviduals and families during an emotional crisis, for those dealing with mental health issues and suicidal ideation, and to those  undergoing trauma after the suicide of a loved one.    
24x7 Helpline: 9820466726 
Click here for working helplines across India.

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