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Jiah Khan Found Dead From Apparent Suicide Hanging: Suspected Boyfriend Of Cheating Prior To Tragedy

By Staff Writer | June 04, 2013 09:53 AM EDT

Bollywood actress Jiah Khan, 25, was found dead in an apparent hanging suicide Monday night by her mother.

"After the police control received a call around 12 a.m., a mobile police van was rushed to the spot," reported an official from the Juhu police. "She was found in an unconscious state and was rushed to Cooper hospital where she was declared dead on arrive."

"Her body was sent for a post mortem at Cooper hospital and will be subsequently handed over to her family for the performance of her last rites."

Though no suicide note was reportedly left behind, police official are questioning Jiah boyfriend, Suraj Pancholi, regarding the Khan's death.

According to the Times of India's Times Now, Khan had suspected Suraj of cheating right before her alleged suicide, as evidenced by text messages.

"We suspect she hung herself at her home late on Monday," added police officials. "As of now, we have recorded an accidental death. We are investigating further."

In addition to infidelity potentially playing a role, Jiah also reportedly struggled with other personal issues, including her career as an actress.

"She had been depressed for some time due to personal issues, but was keen on returning to acting soon," said a source.

Khan, born Nafisa Khan, was born in New York and raised London before her starring role in "Nishabd" in 2007 brought to international attention, reported The Huffington Post. 

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