Engg student dies after falling from fourth floor
AN 18-year-old boy fell from the fourth floor of an apartment near Poonamallee and died in the hospital on Friday.
The deceased, Vamsi Krishna Joshuva, was a first-year engineering student, said the police. The incident occurred on Friday evening at Kattupakkam, when he had gone to the terrace to take the dried clothes.
“While he slanted at the iron railing, it came off, resulting in his fall from a height of about 50 feet. He was rushed to a private hospital in Porur where he died without responding to treatment on Saturday,” said a police officer.
Poonamallee police have registered a case and further investigation is on. The body was taken to the SRMC hospital for postmortem. Vamsi Krishna is survived by his father Ramanathan, a private firm employee, mother Anuradha and younger brother Karthik, the police added.