Dr. Krishnamurthy death case: Murder or suicide?

10:36 AM Nov 17, 2022 | Team Udayavani |

Kundapur: The team probing Dr. Krishnamurthy Sarpangala death case are waiting for the postmortem and FSL reports to find out the exact reason for the Dentist’s death.


As per sources, it has been now conclusively proved that Dr. Krishnamurthy Sarpangala died of suicide. However, the police are yet to officially confirm this.

The special team headed by Inspector Gopikrishan formed to probe the death case of dentist Dr. Krishnamurthy Sarpangala visited Badiadka and collected information regarding the case from the local police.

It has been confirmed that Dr. Krishnamurthy Sarpangala had traveled to Kundapur from Badiadka hours before he died.

The 57-year-old dentist had gone missing on the afternoon of November 8. Badiadka police registered a missing case based on a complaint by his wife.


On November 10, Dr. Krishnamurthy was found dead on a railway track at Ajji Mane, Hittiangadi village near Kundapura. The body was handed to the family after completing procedures, following which his funeral was held on Friday morning.

Dr. Krishnamurthy’s disappearance and death has sparked a debate in Badiadka. It is alleged that on November 8 at around 11 am a woman had gone to his clinic for a dental check-up. A group reportedly accused the dentist of misbehaving with her and threatened the dentist. The woman had also registered a police complaint. thereafter, Dr. Krishnamurthy had gone missing.

The special team was formed after Dr. Krishnamurthy’s daughter Dr Varsha requested Karnataka Home Minister Araga Janedra to probe the case thoroughly.


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