Chitradurga: District Leprosy Officer (DLO) Dr Roopa, 50, was found dead in a mysterious circumstance at her house in the city’s VP Layout on Monday, according to sources. The doctor allegedly shot herself in the head with a revolver.
According to sources, the housemaids discovered Dr. Roopa lying in a pool of blood and informed her husband, Dr. KG Ravi, who runs Girishanth Ortho Care Center in the city. The police said they found a death note on the dressing table in the bedroom but did not reveal what it contained. According to the police, the body would be handed over to family members after the postmortem on Tuesday morning.
Is it suicide or murder? It is not yet clear, a forensic team from Bengaluru would visit and study the crime scene, according to the police, who added that they couldn’t share any more information while the investigation was ongoing.