The charred body of a 22 years old engineer was found inside the campus of IIT Madras on Friday.
The deceased was identified as Unni Krishnan from Ernakulam, Kerala. He was on a project at IIT Madras. He has left a note saying he was unable to cope with work,” a police official said.
The charred body was recovered from a hockey stadium at the premier technical institute by the police on Thursday night after some hockey players alerted them.
“From the scene of crime it appears to be a case of suicide. The police have registered a case of suspicious death,” a senior official told.
The body has been sent to a government hospital for autopsy, and reports awaited.