Chennai: In a suspected case of suicide, the body of a 25 year-old software engineer was found hanging from the ceiling of a room in a private lodge here on Friday.

The deceased was identified as Aravind Kumar, employed with a software company at Thoraipakkam. The management of the lodge alerted police after an employee noticed the body hanging in the room on Thursday night. No suicide note was found. The body was sent for post-mortem and later handed over to his family.