A 25 year old woman was found lying with burn injuries in a open piece of land in TTK Road, Alwarpet on Saturday night.
The woman is suspected to have set herself blaze d that she may have done this because the supermarket in the area where she used to work had a dispute on her salary.
“The woman was found burnt and unconscious, so we took her to the Government Kilpauk Hospital for treatment,” says Sheikh Abdul Khader, Sub – Inspector who is handling this case.
She died in the hospital, he added.
The woman was identified as Ramya (25), a resident of Surya Nagar, Kotturpuram.
She had been working at the TTK Road supermarket in Alwarpet till a year ago. She is said to have left the job and had salary dues, says a police officer.
The police have registered two cases – one on suicide attempt and the other relateed to suspicious death.
No arrests have been made so far and investigation is going on, said a police officer.