Dr Achutha Reddy murder case : Telugu NRI doctor stabbed to death in Kansas

Dr Achutha Reddy murder case : An NRI doctor in the US, Dr Achutha Reddy was stabbed to death on Wednesday night in his East Wichita holistic clinic in Kansas state by one of his patients.

A man named as Umar Rashud Dutt, reported to be around 21 years of age and of Indian origin has been arrested for being the suspect in the murder of Dr Achutha Reddy, a psychiatrist who hails from Nalgonda district in the Indian state of Telangana.

The 57-year-old Dr Achutha Reddy was running the Holistic Psychiatric Services clinic in Wichita. Having graduated from the Osmania Medical College in Hyderabad in 1986, Achutha Reddy started practice in Whichita since 1989.

Dr Achutha Reddy who also promoted yoga practice in Youtube had affiliation with the AMG Specialty Hospital Wichita and Via Christi Hospital.

Dr Achuta Reddy murder case

Dr Achuta Reddy murder case

As per reports on the Dr Achutha Reddy murder case, the NRI psychiatrist was stabbed around 7:20 PM at his clinic near Holistic Psychiatric Services clinic at N Carriage Pkwy in Wichita.

Wichita Police Department stated that they responded to a call on 13 September of a stabbing incident and upon their arrival saw Dr Achutha Reddy with multiple stabbings before he breathed his last.

A statement from the Wichita Police Department on the Dr Achutha Reddy murder case read : “In today’s world mental health resources are stretched thin. Many looked toward Dr. Reddy for help in their times of crisis. As many providers in the mental health profession, he offered hope to many suffering from mental illness.

“As officers receive more training in dealing with people in crisis, we understand the great service psychiatrist and other providers offer to those in need. This loss will be felt by many throughout the community.”

From the comments observed on the news about his death, Dr Achutha Reddy appears to be a well-known psychiatrist who has helped several patients overcome their problems.

Dr Achutha Reddy happens to be the second NRI to be killed in Kansas this year after the brutal racist killing of Srinivas Kuchibhotla in late February.

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