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By A Newsman

Siliguri, 18 April: A hotel management student has been found dead in mysterious circumstances at Gurung Basti in Siliguri where he used to stay in a rented house with three classmates.

Nitesh Tamang,19, was found lying on the ground of the three-storyed building early today morning. His three classmates and the landlord family say that they heard a thud and came out of their rooms only to find his lifeless body lying on the ground.

It is suspected that Nitesh, who hailed from Pedong in Kalimpong and, was pursuing hotel management at a private institute at Dagapur in the town, died after falling off the terrace of the building. Police said that it was not clear as yet as to why he climbed up the terrace so early in the morning and how he fell off from there.

Cops from Pradhannagar police station sent his dead body to North Bengal Medical College and Hospital for post-mortem to ascertain the exact cause of death. Police are also talking to his roommates and landlord to find out the events of the previous night.