Jagee John, television personality and celebrity chef belonging to Kerala’s aged in her 40s was found dead at her home in mysterious circumstances on Monday evening, the police said.
According to the officials, John's body was found by one of her friends in the kitchen of her home in Kuravankonam area at around 4 pm who then informed the police about the same.
The police said that the cause of death is yet to be established. There are no visible injury marks on the body.
"We are investigating the case. An inquest and postmortem will be conducted after which we will be able to get more details," police said.
John became a household name through her culinary show Jagee’s Cookbook which aired on Rosebowl. She was born in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and studied in England, India and the United States. She lived with her mother at the house the body was found.
A host/judge on Malayalam TV show 'Chef Master' on Kaumudi channel, along with other TV projects, the former model was also considered a good singer. Police said the cause of death is yet to be determined.
John was known for her controversial and outspoken views on the cultural restrictions on women in Kerala. Active on social media, Jagee posted exercise videos, inspirational videos etc. She was suffering from bouts of amnesia after her father and brother died in an accident whn she was aged 24.