A student of Chittagong University (CU) was found dead at a mess outside the campus yesterday.
Jahangir Islam Raju, 21, son of Sirajul Islam from Sonaimuri upazila in Noakhali, was a fourth year student of the economics department.
When he did not respond to calls, his university mates noticed through a window that his body was hanging from the ceiling in his room, said police.
On information from the university authorities, police rushed to the spot and recovered the body after breaking open the door around 1:30pm.
The body was sent to Chattogram Medical College morgue for autopsy.
Hathazari Police Station Officer-in-Charge Belal Md Jahangir said Jahangir might have hanged himself.