2 Mar 2019
Esra died by suicide.
Esra committed suicide this evening (02.03.2019) at around 18:00 hours in the Büyük Esat district of Ankara. According to the information provided by neighbors who reached Pembe Hayat, this evening (02.03.2019), Esra's boyfriend came to her house, discovered that she had hanged herself and called the police. Neighbors saw the police and ambulance arrive at the scene.
According to the information given by activists of Pembe Hayat and Esra's friends, crime scene investigation teams gathered evidence and Esra's body was sent for autopsy to the Forensic Medicine Institute in Keçiören. It is reported that no information has yet been received from Esra's family.
Emrah Sahin, the lawyer of the Pink Life Association, stated that the autopsy process will be followed by the activists to determine the cause of the suicide and the funeral process will be arranged by activists if they Esra's family do not organise it.