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The deceased, a college student, has been identified as Nitish who was residing in Chennai’s Amanthakarai.
It is said that he had stolen about Rs.20,000 from a store where he was working and spent it on the game. After losing the money he died by suicide.
According to media reports, police found a suicide note at his place after his corpse was recovered. His body has been sent for postmortem for further investigation.
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