Hyderabad, Dec 3: A 20-year-old student of Hyderabad’s Osmania University committed suicide on Sunday by hanging himself, police report claimed. A suicide note was found at the scene where the student claimed examination stress as the reason for the act.

Police officials told PTI that the body of E Murali, a first-year student of MSc Physics at the university, was found hanging in the washroom of one of the hostels on the campus on Sunday. According to the police the student was suffering from depression. However, investigations are being carried on to look at all angles, police claimed.

A suicide note which was found from the scene, purportedly written by Murali, stated that he did not want to fail in exams and that he had never failed in exams, police said.

Police added that the student seemed to be in depression over the matter and further investigations are currently on.

Following reports of the student’s death a large number of students gathered near the hostel, PTI claimed.