Baripada: Disappointed with her Class X result, a 15-year-old girl has allegedly committed suicide in Mayurbhanj district.
The deceased, who hailed from Bahanada in Betnoti police station area, consumed poison while she was alone at home on Thursday morning, a day after the results were announced.
Her family took her to Betnoti community health centre where she was declared dead, police said.
According to the deceased’s family, she was depressed after securing 75 per cent marks in the Class X exams. She had hoped to secure more than 85 per cent marks.
Police have sent the girl’s body for autopsy and registered a case of unnatural death.