Dombivali: An elderly woman jumped from a seven-storey building

A 66-year-old woman jumped to death from the terrace of a seven-storied building at Dombivili town in Maharashtra’s Thane district, police said on Saturday.

The incident took place at around 7.30 pm on Friday evening when Rukmini Pillai, who lives on the third floor of Om Mangal Kalash Bhavan in Thakurli, went to the roof and jumped to his death, said S P Aher, senior inspector of Dombivili police station.

On hearing a loud thud, the building watchman and few others rushed only to find the victim lying dead in the compound, he said. Preliminary investigations have revealed that Pillai had been in poor health for the last 10 years and was depressed, the official said.

A case of accidental death has been registered and the deceased’s body has been sent for post-mortem, he added.

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