Chennai, July 5: In an unfortunate incident in Tamil Nadu, a 60-year-old woman allegedly died by suicide after the death of her husband in Thiruninravur. The incident occurred on the night of Wednesday, July 3. It is reported that the woman was upset after her husband passed away due to illness. The deceased woman has been identified as Sivakami, while her husband was identified as Raghavan (62).

According to a report in the Times of India, the deceased woman's husband, Raghavan, has been having health issues for the past year. Police officials said that Raghavan was bedridden. Sivakami was taking care of her husband. The couple's son and daughter are said to be married. Tamil Nadu Shocker: Man Kills Month-Old Grandson Fearing ‘Bad Luck’ in Ariyalur, Arrested.

On Wednesday night, Raghavan passed away due to his illness. Unable to bear her husband's loss, Sivakami ended her life by hanging herself near Raghavan's body. The incident came to light when the couple's son, Ramesh, visited his parents on Thursday morning.

After reaching his parents' place, Ramesh found his mother and father dead. Soon after the incident came to light, Thiruninravur police registered a case and have begun an investigation in connection with the matter. Tamil Nadu Shocker: Minor Girl Eight-Months Pregnant After Being Blackmailed, Raped Multiple Times in a Year, Two Arrested.

In a separate incident that occurred on June 24, a 60-year-old man was allegedly beheaded by a relative over a property dispute near Manimangalam. The deceased, Dayalan of Athananjeri village, was found dead in front of his under-construction house.

Suicide Prevention or Mental Health Helpline Numbers:

Tele Manas (Ministry of Health) – 14416 or 1800 891 4416; NIMHANS – 080-46110007; Peak Mind – 080-456 87786; Vandrevala Foundation – 9999 666 555; Arpita Suicide Prevention Helpline – 080-23655557; iCALL – 022-25521111 and 9152987821; COOJ Mental Health Foundation (COOJ) – 8322252525.

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