Nursing student found dead with head injuries

Coimbatore: A 19-year-old nursing student has been found dead with head injuries in a private college campus here, with her family suspecting foul play and demanding a detailed probe, police said today.

The girl, hailing from Kettipalada in Nilgiris district, was found lying dead in a pool of blood with head injuries on the college campus in Madukkarai last night, police said.

This is the third incident involving the death of college students in the state with in a fortnight after the alleged suicide of three girls of a naturopathy college in Villupuram and death of another girl student in Anna University campus in Chennai.

Father of the student, Yesudas, reached the college this morning on information from the college management only to learn that his daughter was dead and the body was lying in the hospital.

Yesudas, suspecting foul play, claimed that his daughter was “not a coward to commit suicide”, police said.

The girl’s father and relatives refused to accept the body from the hospital alleging foul play in the death and demanding a detailed inquiry into the incident.