The teenage daughter of actor and music composer Vijay Antony was found dead at their house in Alwarpet in the early hours of Tuesday, September 19, 2023. Police said it is a case of suicide.
Police sources said the victim Meera Antony was 16-year-old and was studying in class XII at a private school in Chennai. Meera went to bed after dinner on Monday night. At around 3 am, the family found her dead in her bedroom.
She was rushed to Kauvery hospital where the doctors declared her dead on arrival.
Teynampet police registered a case under 174 criminal procedure code for unnatural death. Her body was sent to Omandurar Government Hospital for post mortem. Further investigation is on.
(Assistance for overcoming suicidal thoughts is available on the State’s health helpline 104, Tele-MANAS 14416 and Sneha’s suicide prevention helpline 044-24640050)