The body of a 20-year-old girl was found at Thamaraipadi railway station in Dindigul district on Tuesday.
The deceased, B. Aswanthini of Dindigul, was a first-year law student studying in Tiruchi. She had boarded the Dindigul-Tiruchi passenger train. When the train stopped at Thamaraipadi around 8 a.m., she got down and was run over by the same train. It is suspected that she killed herself.
The body was shifted to Dindigul Government Medical College Hospital for post-mortem and later was handed over to the family. Her family said she was suffering from severe stomach ache, police said. Dindigul Railway Police have registered a case and further investigations are underway.
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