Preliminary investigation into the death of an unidentified woman, whose charred body was found at Shamshabad on the city outskirts, indicated that it was a case of suicide, police said on Saturday. The woman's body was found on Friday night at Siddulagutta in Shamshabad.
A CCTV visual shows the woman walking alone on Friday evening, carrying a bag containing a bottle-like substance, police said. Eyewitnesses noticed the woman sitting at a nearby temple and weeping. "It preliminarily appears to be suicide as per the burn injuries and the scene of offence observed so far.
However, further information would be given after post- mortem report (is received) and her identity is established after looking at CCTV footage further. But, it preliminarily appears to be suicide as per available CCTV visuals and the things found with her ," a police official said.
The incident created a flutter on Friday night as it took place in the same area (Shamshabad) where a woman veterinarian was allegedly raped and killed by four men two days ago. Some passersby had noticed the burning body of the woman and alerted the police.