Mystery surrounds young actresses' 'suspicious' death

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Mystery surrounds the death of a young woman who was found dead inside her home with the door locked from the inside.

The lifeless body of Sukriye Bulgurcu, 28, was found by her friends in her home in the north-western Turkish province of Istanbul on April 2.

Expert teams from both the District Police Department and the Public Security Branch conducted an investigation at Sukriye's flat.

Sukriye Bulgurcu, from Hatay, who was found dead in her home. Source: Newsflash/Australscope
Sukriye Bulgurcu, from Hatay, who came to Istanbul, Turkey in 2013 to study acting, was found dead in her home. Source: Newsflash/Australscope

According to local news site Hurriyet, the door of the flat was locked from the inside. 

This showed that there was nobody other than Sukriye in the house. 

Also, there was no sign of fighting in the flat.

There were no bruises or wounds on the body of the young woman. 

No drugs were found in the investigation at the house either. Investigators are treating Sukriye's death as "suspicious".

The cause of death of the young woman will be revealed in a detailed autopsy.

Sukriye Bulgurcu on a beach
Sukriye Bulgurcu had no injuries on her body. Source: Newsflash/Australscope

According to news site Gazete Duvar, it was learned that Sukriye, who was from Hatay, left her hometown and came to Istanbul in 2013 to study acting.

Gazete Duvar reported that Sukriye was trained in acting at the Mujdat Gezen Theater Center, one of Turkey's most prestigious theatre schools, right after she graduated from the Film and Television Department of Kadir Has University.

Sukriye was buried in Antakya Asri Cemetery on April 4. Investigations continue. 


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