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Indian-origin doctor stabbed to death in the US

Police said the suspected attacker, identified as Umar Rashid Dutt, 21, was a patient of Dr Achutha Reddy's.?Reddy was a psychiatrist. Photograph: (Facebook)

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Sep 15, 2017, 05.25 AM (IST)

A 57-year-old doctor of Indian origin has been stabbed to death in Kansas in the US. 

The accused has been arrested. 

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This is the second killing of an Indian in Kansas after Srinivas Kuchibhotla was shot dead in a bar in February. 

Police said the suspected attacker, identified as Umar Rashid Dutt, 21, was a patient of Dr Achutha Reddy's. 

Dr Reddy was a psychiatrist; news reports said Dutt was a patient of his. 

Dr Achutha Reddy with his family. (Facebook)

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The reports said Dutt attacked Reddy after a conversation. 

The reports added that the attack on Reddy began in his clinic and that when he tried to get away, Dutt chased him down. 

Reddy was found in an alley behind his clinic in East Wichita. 

The reports added that Dutt was found at a country club after a security guard reported a suspicious-looking man sitting in a car with blood on his clothes. 

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