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State-level bodybuilder found dead in car in Surat


The body of a state-level bodybuilder from Surat was found from his car late on Friday night.

The bodybuilder was identified as Mejal Keriwala, a resident of Krushnakunj society in Palanpur. He also operated a gym and offered bodybuilding training at his gym in Udhna in Surat.

Mejal’s body was found late night on Friday near Adajan’s Anand Malhar Road.

Cops also found some injections and narcotic substance from the car.

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Cops are trying to probe if it is a suicide, murder or whether Mejal overdosed on the drugs. The body has been sent for postmortem.

Surat police have filed a case of accidental death and are awaiting the post-mortem report.

Investigations have revealed that Mejal had on Friday evening left his gym Body Balance for his home in a car. He, however, did not reach home.

His car was later found near Sankul Vadi in Surat and the window of the car was broken. Interestingly, Mejal’s car was found just 500 mt away from a hospital. Mejal had opened his gym in October 2018.


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