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Muthyala Purushottam, software engineer found dead in his flat in Indianapolis

Indianapolis, Jan 23, 2009
Sunder Singh

NRI Muthyala Purushottam, 27, software engineer found dead in the bathroom of his apartment in Indianapolis, capital of the U.S. state of Indiana.

Purushottam was from Andhra Pradesh, son of police officer,M. Nagalingam. Three years ago, he was married Praveena, 25, in Anantapur. She was going to school with him and became software engineer. He came to US two years ago and she also joined after couple of months.

The police said:

  • According to her wife, on Tuesday night, she made phone calls to her husband and there is no response of her calls. She came home and found the doors were locked from inside. She called us for help at about 6:15 p.m. We broke the door and found Purushottam dead in bathroom.
  • They found a suicide note that says, no-body was responsible for his death.
  • We are investigating the cause of suicide and the circumstances he took his life.

One thing, It is very clear that he allegedly committed suicide and saved her wife for any doubt.

He was working for Triton Infotech, an Information Technology Consulting services provider specializing in Software Development, IT staffing, and Business Process Outsourcing.

This is the 7th death of professionals and students from India within one year in US