Sarvshreshth Gupta, a 2014 Engineering and Wharton graduate, 22, died on April 16.
Gupta, a first-year analyst at Goldman Sachs, was found in a parking lot next to his apartment building in San Francisco, Calif. According to a police report, his death was a "suicide by jumping."
Gupta's death "has largely remained held in confidence among a small group of his colleagues and family," according to the New York Times.
"We are saddened by Sav’s death and feel deeply for his family," Goldman Sachs said in a statement. "We hope that people will respect the family’s expressed desire for privacy during this difficult time.”
Before his death, Gupta expressed to his family how stressed and unhappy he was at Goldman.
"This job is not for me. Too much work and too little time," Gupta said to his father, Sunil, according to the Times.
In March, Gupta resigned from Goldman, but then gained his job back a week later, according to an essay his father posted on Medium — a story-sharing website — and later removed. Other workers told the Times that Gupta asked for his job back.
Upon returning to Goldman, Gupta worked on a reduced schedule, but still felt overwhelmed. Only hours before he died, Gupta told his father that " 'It is too much. I have not slept for two days, have a client meeting tomorrow morning, have to complete a presentation, my V.P. is annoyed and I am working alone in my office,' " according to his father's essay.
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