A 23-year-old woman in India killed herself by jumping from a moving train after she was upset with her fiance for postponing their wedding, reports said.

S. Durga Devi from Thiruvallur, a city in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, killed herself by jumping into a river while she was traveling on a train, police said, as reported by The Times of India.

Emergency officers responded to the scene after fellow passengers reported seeing a woman jump off the train while she was standing near the door when the train was crossing Enore Creek bridge near the city of Chennai. The passengers initially thought Devi was looking at the river from the open door of the train but she suddenly jumped out.

Devi's body washed ashore later in the evening, and the police confirmed her identity from the handbag she left behind on the train. A preliminary investigation revealed that Devi, a tailor by profession, was in love with an unidentified man from Gummidipoondi, a town around 40 miles from Devi's hometown.

"The woman wished to get married soon, but when the man postponed the wedding, citing financial condition, she decided to end her life," a senior investigating officer told The Times of India.

A witness told the police that Devi was arguing on her phone and crying moments before she took the extreme step.

Meanwhile, the police said they are trying to retrieve call records from the phone Devi had in her hand when she jumped from the train. The police have sent the body for an autopsy and have initiated a further investigation, Latin Times reported.

In February, a man in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh attacked a 23-year-old woman with a hammer before killing himself after the woman rejected his marriage proposal. The unidentified woman was attacked by the suspect who was also her neighbor when she headed for work. After the attack, the man returned to his home and took his own life.

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