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Doctor murdered at Delhi’s St. Stephen's hospital, police suspect colleague’s hand

As per the preliminary investigation, the suspect appears to be a fellow doctor and an acquaintance of the deceased, police said

Reported by: PTI, New Delhi [ Published on: August 25, 2017 13:59 IST ]
Dr Shashwat Pandey's throat was found slit with a surgical
Dr Shashwat Pandey's throat was found slit with a surgical bladePhoto:REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE

A 26-year-old radiology intern was found dead today with his throat slit at the St. Stephen's hospital in Tis Hazari here. The police suspect he might have been killed by a colleague.

The body of Sashwat Pandey, a resident of Allahabad, was found lying this morning in the retiring room of doctors adjacent to the duty room at the hospital, police said.

"His throat was found slit with a surgical blade. As per the preliminary investigation, the suspect appears to be a fellow doctor and an acquaintance of the deceased," a senior police official said.

Forensic officials and the crime team are currently investigating, he said.

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