Former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa's granddaughter was found dead at her residential apartment here on Friday

The victim, Soundarya, is the daughter of Padmavathi, Yediyurappa's second daughter.

The incident came to light at around 10.30 a.m. when the domestic helper came to wake her up for breakfast.

Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa
Karnataka chief minister BS YediyurappaTwitter

When she didn't open the door of her room, the helper informed others.

Investigation ordered

The apartment staff arrived and the victim hanging from the ceiling of the balcony and informed the police.

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Soundarya and her husband Neeraj had lived in the apartment since two and a half years.

The body has been shifted to the Bowring hospital for the post-mortem.

An investigation into the matter is currently underway.

(With inputs from IANS)