VELLARADA: A first year MBBS student of Karakkonam Medical College collapsed and died in her hostel room on Monday. She was Meenakshi (20), the daughter of Technopark employee Madhavan and KSEB Executive engineer Bindu, residents of Kowdiar Muttada Lakshmi Nagar house number 23.
Though she was soon shifted to medical college casualty department by her classmates and hostel staff, she was declared brought dead.
She had been at home for study leave for the past three weeks. It was only on Monday morning around 7 that her parents took her to the hostel as the model exam started during the day.
Her parents later received her body after autospy was condcuted on it.