Actor Sushant Singh Rajput died due to asphyxia
Mumbai: Actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who was found dead at his Bandra residence here on Sunday, died of asphyxia due to hanging, a police official said after the post-mortem of the body.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abhishek Trimukhe said the provisional post-mortem report has been submitted by doctors at Bandra Police Station.
Rajput allegedly committed suicide at his residence by hanging himself. However, no suicide note has been recovered, police said.
Clad in a dark t-shirt and grey shorts, Rajput was found hanging by a bedsheet at his home by his domestic help who alerted the police.
Rajput, 34, hailed from Bihar and was educated in Patna and New Delhi, before shifting to Mumbai. He was known for his portrayals in TV serials like “Pavitra Rishta”, films “Kai Po Chhe”, “Shuddh Desi Romance”, the biopic “M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story”, “Kedarnath” and “Chhichore”, among several others.