Andhra techie Rudraraju Sudheer Kumar shot dead in the US

February 5th, 2009 - 11:31 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

Rudraraju Sudheer Kumar, a Toyota engineer from Andhra Pradesh was was shot dead by unidentified assailants at Atlanta in the United State in the eighth case of young students and professionals from the state being killed in the last 15 months.

Kumar, 31, belonged to Gurumala village in Sakhinetipalli mandal of the coastal district of West Godavari, was killed at Atlanta, where he was working as a mechanical engineer with Toyota company said the Superintendent of Police B Balakrishna said.

Kumar was reportedly killed for money, he said, but did not have details, including when the incident happened. Apparently resisting the thugs trying to snatch his money and wristwatch on the way to his apartment.

Bystanders rushed the 31-year-old Kumar to hospital, US police told his parents in Hyderabad, and mentioned bleeding as the cause of his death.

Rudraraju Sudheer Kumar, went to his hometown and had returned only 10 days ago to the US, where he had been working for nine years. His sister Bindu Madhavi studies at Georgia University.

Among the other people from Andhra Pradesh killed in the US in the last 14 months are : -

Muthyala Purushottam - found dead in his flat - Jan 2009.

Akshay Vishal - was shot - 13 Jan 2009.

T.Soumya Reddy
- was killed - September 2008.

Akkaladevi Srinivas
- found dead under mysterious circumstances - 8 March 2008

A. Kirankumar and K. Chandrasekhar Reddy - were shot dead by intruders in their apartment at Louisiana University - 24 December 2007

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