UAE | Crime

Woman’s body found in International City

Sri Lankan woman allegedly jumped from the fourth floor

  • By Bassma Al Jandaly, Senior Reporter
  • Published: 21:40 January 27, 2013
  • Gulf News

Dubai: A woman allegedly committed suicide in International City on Saturday night, according to Dubai Police officials.

Police said on Sunday the Sri Lankan woman, who was in her 30s, died on the spot after she reportedly jumped from the balcony of the fourth floor in a building in the Morocco Cluster.

According to police the woman was reported to be frustrated after talking to her family back home over the phone. She was at the internet cafe waiting to talk to her family at least one and half hours before she allegedly committed suicide. She suddenly started shouting and screaming in the cafe after talking on the phone before dashing to her flat.

Police said the woman was angry and after a few minutes she killed herself.

"We are still investigating the woman’s death but primary investigations reveal that it is a suicide case,” a police officer said.

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