A 37-year old man was found dead at his house in Tamil Nadu after he killed himself and live-streamed the act on Facebook, the police said today.
When social media users watched the video online on Wednesday, they alerted his wife and the police. However, the man could not be saved, the police said.
Officials said the man was a driver by profession in Tiruppur district near Coimbatore and allegedly an alcoholic.
After his wife informed the police and the owner of their rented house, they rushed to the place and broke open the door of his room and found his body.
He was rushed to the Tirupur Medical College Hospital, but was declared brought dead by the doctors, the police said.
In a suicide note, allegedly written by him, the man said said no one was responsible for his death.
The police said a case had been registered and further investigation is on.
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