Tata Motors Boss Karl Slym Dies After Fall From Bangkok Hotel
Here at TopSpeed. we don t pay much attention to Tata Motors . mostly because it does not produce high-performance supercars . Today, however, we bring you tragic news concerning the company, as its managing director Karl Slym died yesterday after a fall from a Bangkok hotel. While the circumstances of his death were not disclosed initially, it is now rumored that the police are investigating his death as a possible suicide.
The incident happened at a Bangkok hotel where Slym was attending a board meeting. According to reports, a suicide note was found in Slym s hotel room on the 22nd floor. Police are still investigating his death and a final ruling will be announced in about a week, following an autopsy.
As you probably expected, Slym s death also affected Tata s shares: this morning they tumbled almost 5 percent in Mumbai.
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