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Celebrity fashion designer Prathyusha Garimella found dead in Banjara Hills flat at Hyderabad

Prathyusha was the founder of her own fashion label, with her works sold under the brand name Prathyusha Garimella.

Celebrity fashion designer Prathyusha Garimella was found dead on Saturday in suspicious circumstances at her residence in the posh Banjara Hills area of Hyderabad.

Prathyusha, 36, the founder of her own label named Prathyusha Garimella, owned a fashion studio in Banjara Hills and had celebrity customers from both Tollywood and Bollywood on her list.

The Circle Inspector of Banjara Hills has stated that she was found lying in the washroom and that her dead body has been shifted to Osmania hospital for post-mortem examination. The 36-year-old is suspected to have committed suicide.

Police have seized a carbon monoxide cylinder from her bedroom. A case has been registered under provisions related to a suspicious death and a further investigation is being carried out.

The Times of India cited police officials as saying that a suicide note was found in her hand in which she has stated that she did not want to become a burden on her parents any more. She is reported to have been suffering from depression.