Kollam: Kerala water resources minister Mathew T Thomas's gunman was found shot dead in his house on Wednesday. The body of Kollam Kadakkal native, Sujith (27), a policeman from Thiruvananthapuram AR camp, was found dead in the morning.

According to police reports, there was a cut on Sujith's wrist and there was a gun lying near his corpse. While police say that this points to a case of suicide, they are still investigating.

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Sujith, a civil police officer of the AR camp had served as gunman for the minister for over two years. There are reports that the police have found a suicide note as well.

A police team led by Kadakkal circle inspector reached the spot and have started the investigation.