And­heri teen dies af­ter drink­ing binge

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - FRONT PAGE - Jayprakash S Naidu jayprakash.naidu@hin­dus­tan­times.com

MUM­BAI: A 19-year-old girl from And­heri (West) died of a sus­pected car­diac ar­rest af­ter con­sum­ing al­co­hol with her friends at Juhu beach on Thurs­day. The po­lice ruled out foul play, sex­ual as­sault and drug abuse, but will as­cer­tain the cause of death af­ter her chemi- cal anal­y­sis re­port is re­leased by the Direc­torate of Foren­sic Sci­ence Lab­o­ra­tory at Kalina.

The po­lice said the girl cel­e­brated her birth­day with her fam­ily and friends on Wed­nes­day at her res­i­dence in Ka­paswadi, And­heri (West). She lived with her mother, who is a chef, and a younger sis­ter. Her par­ents di­vorced more than 10 years ago, the po­lice said.

They said af­ter the party ended, the girl lied to her mother say­ing she was go­ing for a walk with her friends and would re­turn in 10 min­utes. She left with a girl and two boys, around 10pm. The po­lice said the group was at Juhu beach drink­ing al­co­hol un­til 12am.

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