A schoolgirl reportedly committed suicide by hanging herself with her scarf from the ceiling in her room at Mohalaxmipara village under Brahmanpara upazila of Cumilla district on Sunday.
The deceased was identified as--Pori Moni, 14, daughter of expatriate Shafiqul Islam, a ninth-grade student of Mohalaxmipara Sharif High School of the village.
Family sources said they found Pori Moni hanging from the ceiling in her room around 12pm.
Hearing the hue and cry from the house, neighbours rushed to the house and recovered the body and took it to Brahmanpara Health Complex where on-duty doctors declared her dead.
Confirming the news, Brahmanpara Police station Sub-Inspector Saifuzzaman said: "The body bore the familiar injury marks around the throat, suspecting it as hanging. The body was later shifted to Cumilla Medical College Hospital for the autopsy."
"A case was filed with the local police station in this connection," he added.