Infosys techie Swathi's murder accused Ramkumar, reportedly committed suicide inside Puzal prison today.
He was rushed to Royapettah Hospital where he was pronounced brought dead. Sources say that Ramkumar committed suicide by biting an electric wire.
His father said prison authorities called and informed him that Ramkumar was being rushed to the hospital but did not tell him that his son was dead.
The accused had initially attempted suicide when police had apprehended him.
Ramkumar's father and his lawyer suspect foul play in his death.
The body has been sent for autopsy.