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Sunanda Pushkar's death: What happened

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Jan 17, 2014 at 10:57pm IST

New Delhi: Sunanda Pushkar Tharoor, wife of Union Minister Shashi Tharoor, was found dead at a five-star Leela Palace Hotel in Delhi on Friday night. Delhi Police sources say it could be a case of suicide. She was found dead in room number 345 of Leela Palace Hotel.

The events before her death:

*She was staying at Leela Palace because her house was under renovation.

Sunanda Pushkar's death: What happened

The incident comes just 24 hours after she was involved in a verbal spat with Pakistani columnist Mehr Tarar.

*She was last seen in the lobby at 3 PM, today.

*Shashi Tharoor found her dead after he returned from the Congress session at 8 PM.

*Some reports say house keeping staff alerted the management at 7 PM.

*Shashi Tharoor's Personal Secretary Abhinav Kumar says there were no sign of foul play. He has suggested a suicide.

*She was suffering from TB

*She was also suffering from depression'

*SDM inquiry ordered. SDM Vasant Vihar to probe the death.

*Delhi police say they are conducting a scientific investigation.

*Body has been taken for postmortem.

*Once the postmortem is done, the cause of the death will be known.

*The Forensic team is at the spot.

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