Delhi: 25-year-old Mumbai doctor dies by suicide in Gautam Nagar

A 25-year-old medical practitioner of Safdarjung Hospital from Mumbai was discovered lifeless in his Delhi room on Thursday in a suspected suicide case

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A 25-year-old medical practitioner of Safdarjung Hospital from Mumbai was discovered lifeless in his Delhi room on Thursday in a suspected suicide case. 

According to police statements, authorities received a call around 3:55 PM alerting them of the alleged suicide in Delhi's Gautam Nagar accommodation, on December 8, 2023.

 

About the deceased 


The deceased has been identified as Jay Dipesh Savla, who was found hanging from the ceiling in his room. A suicide note recovered from the scene reportedly detailed the victim's struggles with depression and ongoing treatment for the last two years.

To investigate the alleged suicide case, a crime team from the south district was also summoned on-site.
Forensic teams were brought in to examine and document the site. The body was then transported to AIIMS Hospital where doctors confirmed death.

 

Doctors' federation mourn the death of young doctor 


The Federation of Resident Doctors’ Association (FORDA) tweeted a video posted by Savla from December 2022, mourning the early death of the young doctor.

“@JaySavla15 was a sincere Medicine PG. He made a video in Dec’22, and look at how intricate and sorted his thought process was. He was happy with his course in Medicine. Had wonderful goals for ‘23 and we hoped he achieved them. Sadly, we lost him to depression. It can strike and take even the strongest ones, even the most insightful ones,” read the post.


On Friday, investigating officers recorded statements from the deceased’s father and other relatives over the phone.
An autopsy was conducted before the body was returned to the family, police said.