Sushant Singh Rajput death: Family prepares for last rites in Mumbai, police confirm actor's mental health struggles

Police officials confirmed that Sushant Singh Rajput was under medication for depression

FP Staff June 15, 2020 15:03:59 IST
Sushant Singh Rajput death: Family prepares for last rites in Mumbai, police confirm actor's mental health struggles

Sushant Singh Rajput's last rites will take place on Monday at Vile Parle crematorium, reports Press Trust of India. Confirming the news, Rajput's spokesperson said that the deceased actor's last rites will be performed after his father reaches Mumbai from Patna.

The police have confirmed that the deceased actor was battling depression. According to a police official, authorities found out during the probe, that the 34-year-old actor was under medication for depression.

Sushant Singh Rajput death Family prepares for last rites in Mumbai police confirm actors mental health struggles

Sushant Singh Rajput. Image from Twitter

No suicide note was found from the spot, the official added.

Mumbai Police as well as the crime branch officials visited his rented flat on Sunday, but nothing suspicious was found. Rajput had been living with two cooks and a house help.

As per Asian News International, a post mortem has been conducted and further details of the autopsy report are awaited. The post mortem was conducted at Mumbai's Dr RN Cooper Municipal General Hospital.

"His body was found hanging at his Bandra residence today. We are investigating," Manoj Sharma, additional commissioner of police, Western Region, told Press Trust of India. An accidental death report will be registered on the basis of preliminary information sources from the Bandra Police said.

Police officials also told the news agency that they did not find any foul play in their initial investigation.

Editor's note: This article had inadvertently referred to the Vile Parle crematorium (which is located near the Pawan Hans Hub) as the Pawan Hans crematorium. This has been corrected.

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