KARACHI: Former model turned journalist Quratulain Ali Khan (Annie) was found dead in her apartment earlier on Saturday.
Annie perished in fire and was found burnt at her residence on Club Road. She was living alone in the apartment.
According to SSP Omar Shahid, her cause of death is said to be suffocation from fumes.
It is believed that she committed suicide by setting her apartment on fire. Her relatives said that she was mentally disturbed, said the SSP.
After legal formalities the body was handed over to her family, he further said.
The 38-year-old had transitioned from modelling to freelance journalism, writing for prestigious publications here and abroad.
She was published in Vantage, Marie Claire US, The Caravan, Herald, RIC Journal, Tanqeed, The Asia Society website and other local publications.
People took to social media to express shock over her sudden demise.