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Indian grad student found dead

Published: 14 Apr 2012 10:28 GMT+02:00
Updated: 14 Apr 2012 10:28 GMT+02:00

A 25-year-old Indian graduate student at the Blekinge Institute of Technology who was reported missing in late January, has been found dead in Ronneby harbour.

The body was found in the watery grave two weeks ago, but the identification process was completed only on Friday, according to the local Blekinge Läns Tidning daily.

Blekinge police have confirmed that they don't suspect any crime in connection with the disappearance of Dheeraj Reddy Donthi.

Donthi's relatives in India received confirmation of his death on Friday.

The 25-year-old was last seen when spending an evening with friends at home on January 26th. He left the flat at around 9.30pm telling his roommates he was heading over to the university.

Since then no one had heard anything from him and his disappearance was reported to the police around a week after he went missing.

The circumstances surrounding Donthi's death remain unclear with friends reporting at the time of disappearance that he appeared happy in Sweden.

"He didn't have any problems that anyone knew of. Things seemed to be going really well," Krishna Paruchuri, a friend of Donthi's, told The Local at the time.

Donthi's body was found by walkers at the mouth of a river flowing into Ronneby harbour on April 1st.

TT/The Local/pvs (news@thelocal.se)

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15:51 April 14, 2012 by muscle
sad to read such news about one's own university fellows
19:06 April 14, 2012 by chiller
Very sad to hear that........... it a great loos for his parent and friends.
22:52 April 14, 2012 by Samuel Nemalladinne
Feels so sorry to hear my fellow city fella ended up like this :( I really wonder how the police couldnt smell this going on under their noses, i strongly feel its a suicide, feels sorry for his parents, May his soul RIP and his friends and family comforted.
00:15 April 15, 2012 by TheWatchman
I remember reading this article back then. Sad it ended like this. I wonder who killed him? Or maybe he was depressed and offed himself.
01:52 April 15, 2012 by frankly.speaking
Rest in Peace .......
10:52 April 15, 2012 by riose
Or maybe it was just an accident.

What a tragedy for the family.
11:47 April 15, 2012 by axiom
so sad it ended like this, remember the comments on the original report

sad we have a missing and now dead person and all most could think about was highlighting his immigrant background and being as prejudice as humans are permitted to be.

Rest in Peace fella and let me say sorry for the way we have evolved to handle humanity, respect and tolerance for each other.
11:49 April 15, 2012 by workforthesoup
Rest in Peace...!
11:50 April 15, 2012 by Kina_observer
This is sad, RIP.
20:10 May 6, 2012 by rajesh5393
R I P mr.donthi dheeraj reddy....,sad to listen
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