Prominent Tamil actor Pauline Jessica was found dead at her rented  flat in Chennai.

The Koyambedu Police had got information from neighbours of the actor regarding the actress' death.

Police reported that Pauline's body was found hanging in her apartment  in the Virugambakkam Mallika  Avenue on September 18.

Later, the police sent the body to Kilpauk Government Medical College and Hospital for autopsy.

Popularly known as Deepa, Pauline Jessica was a native of  Andhra Pradesh.

The relatives of the actor were informed and her body was sent  to Andhra Pradesh.

"We are investigating the alleged suicide of popular actor Pauline Jessica from all sides and are taking the help of CCTV", said the officials.

The cops are also trying to ascertain whether it was a suicide case or somebody pushed the actress  to commit suicide.

Police has also found suicide note in which the actor had mentioned that a failed relationship was the main reason behind her death.

Pauline had worked in various Tamil movies and serials including the lead role in the recently released Tamil movie 'Vaidha'.