Puttur: Purushottam P J (38), a resident of Kannandabane in Kodagu, was found to have committed suicide in a lodging house near bus stand here on Saturday night.
He had checked in on Mar 2 and taken up a room. On Saturday night, he was found having locked himself up inside and ended his life by making a noose out of a bedsheet.
He had got married about seven years ago and they had a child. Five years ago, his wife had ended her life with the child. Ever since, he had remained in a dejected state. He moved to Mangaluru and took up a job in a hotel in Mangaluru.
The town police have registered a case.