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Dental student from India fatally shot after temple visit

ALBANY, Calif. - Investigators say a 37-year-old dental student from India was shot to death at her San Francisco Bay Area apartment hours after attending services at a Sikh temple.

The body of Randhir Kaur was discovered on March 8 by her cousin after UC San Francisco officials became concerned about her well-being.

Investigators seeking tips from the public said Sunday March 15 that they believed Kaur was accosted and shot once in the head sometime after arriving home a week ago Sunday. She had spent that afternoon at a Sikh temple and had planned to spend thet evening studying.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports there were no signs of forced entry. Her personal belongings were found in a trash can about 2 miles from her apartment in Albany, Calif.

Kaur was a student of UCSF's International Dentist Program.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact authorities at (510) 525-7300.