Washington, Jan 22: Yet another Indian software techie's death is reported from United States. Muthyala Purushotam a software engineer from Andhra Pradesh was found dead in his apartment in Indianapolis in the United States. The preliminary investigations suggest that the 27-year-old committed suicide. Police said that his body was found on Tuesday, Jan 20 evening.
Purushottam is the seventh Indian, (Andhrite) killed in United States in past one year. He is a resident of Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh. Purushotam worked with Triton Infotech in Indianapolis.
He went to United States two years ago and was living with his wife Praveena who also hails from Anantapur. Police sources said that they received an emergency call at about 6-15 pm. Tuesday that the deceased was found dead on the floor. The body was first found by his wife, also a software techie, who then alerted the neighbours, who in turn called the police. Purushotam is a son of police Sub-Inspector M Nagalingam.
Sources said that there were narks of something around his neck. He was immediately taken to the hospital. Autopsy report is yet to arrive. The police officials said that while the initial investigation has indicated that it is a case of suicide, they are continuing with the probe to confirm the reasons and also the circumstance under which it happened.
OneIndia News (With inputs from Agencies)