A 16-year-old girl, reported missing since November 26, was found dead near the compound wall of a residential complex in Hyderabad on Wednesday, police said.
They said preliminary investigation indicated that she had committed suicide by jumping from a floor of the building.
A detailed investigation was underway to ascertain the cause of death, police said.
The girl's mother, who works as a house-maid in a flat in the complex, said she filed a missing person complaint on Tuesday night after her daughter failed to return home. Police said CCTV footage showed the girl entering the complex and they were further probing the matter.
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