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New Delhi: Sunanda Pushkar Tharoor, wife of Union Minister Shashi Tharoor, was found dead at a five-star Leela Palace Hotel in Delhi on Friday night. Delhi Police sources say it could be a case of suicide. She was found dead in room number 345 of Leela Palace Hotel. Following are the events that led to her death: She was staying at Leela Palace because her house was under renovation. She was last seen in the lobby at 3 PM, today. Shashi Tharoor found her dead after he returned from the Congress session at 8 PM. Some reports say house keeping staff alerted the management at 7 PM. Shashi Tharoor's Personal Secretary Abhinav Kumar says there were no sign of foul play. He has suggested a suicide. She was suffering from TB She was also suffering from depression' SDM inquiry ordered. SDM Vasant Vihar to probe the death. Delhi police say they are conducting a scientific investigation. Body has been taken for postmortem. Once the postmortem is done, the cause of the death will be known. The Forensic team is at the spot.

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