A young Bangladeshi model and mum from Chittagong killed herself during a video call with her husband in her own apartment.
The 22-year-old model, Risila Binte Wazar was found unresponsive at her home at about 2pm on Monday after hanging herself.
She was taken to a nearby hospital by her relatives but she could not be saved.
The fashion model and mother, who first took to the catwalk in 2012, was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital.
She was later taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for an autopsy to confirm the exact circumstances of her death.
While the reasons behind Binte’s suicide have not been established, it is believed she was having problem with her marriage, police told the India Times.
It was also reported that she was on a video call with her husband when she hung herself.
The couple’s four-year-old daughter was staying at her grandparents’ house when her mum died.
The deceased was pursuing her undergraduate degree in English Literature from Atish Dipankar University of Science and Technology.