16-year-old TikTok star allegedly hangs self at her house in east Delhi

Last Updated 25 June 2020, 17:35 IST

A 16-year-old TikTok star alleged hanged herself at her residence in east Delhi's Geeta Colony area, police said on Thursday.

The deceased girl had over one million followers on the short-video platform, and another 1.35 lakh on Instagram.

Police said they received information regarding the incident on Wednesday. Her father found her hanging around 9 pm, they said.

Later, police were informed about the incident.

No suicide note was recovered from near the body. The body was sent to Subzi Mandi Mortuary for post-morterm.

The body was handed over to the family members after post-mortem on Thursday, a senior police officer said.

The reason behind the extreme step is yet to be ascertained. Inquest proceedings have been initiated, the officer said.

(Published 25 June 2020, 17:35 IST)

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