Police probing Richard Loitam's death has ruled out that he was murdered. The police had initially termed Richard Loitam's death as 'death under mysterious circumstances'. Richard's parents, however, had alleged it to be a case of murder. Manipuri student Richard Loitam was found dead on his hostel bed on April 18. 19-year-old Richard was a second semester student of Architecture in Bangalore. His death had sparked off nationwide protests, with students demanding justice for Richard.