Madikeri: In a tragic incident, a 44-year-old woman allegedly shot herself dead at her residence here this morning.
The deceased has been identified as Vani Shenoy, wife of Ganesh Shenoy, an employee at an estate in Baghamandala and a resident of Subramanyanagar in the town.
Vani, fatally shot herself on the head with a revolver when her husband was in Baghamandala, said K.S. Sundaraj, Dy.SP Madikeri Sub-Division, who added that the reason for Vani to take the extreme step is yet to be ascertained. Madikeri Town Police, who have registered a case in this regard, are investigating.