Jharsuguda, Feb 12: In an unusual kind of suicide, a youth killed himself by inhaling nitrogen gas from a cylinder in Jharsuguda town over unknown reason.
The deceased has been identified as Prabin Daniel, son of the St Thomas School principal.
As per the report, Prabin who went to bed after dinner last night didn’t open the door of his room till late today morning. After breaking open the door family members found him dead alongside a nitrogen cylinder.
A police team led by Jharsuguda SP Bikash Chandra Das rushed to the spot and carried out the preliminary inquiry and rushed the body for autopsy.
“From the preliminary inquiry it has come to the notice that the youth died by inhaling nitrogen gas from a cylinder. Further investigation is underway in connection with the incident to ascertain the motive behind the suicide,” said the SP.
It is being suspected that, Prabin meticulously researched painless ways to end his life on the internet and purchased the nitrogen cylinder from an online store.