Tamil Nadu toddler found dead after 3 days of rescue operations
Chennai : A two-year-old boy who was stuck inside an abandoned borewell near Tiruchirapalli in Tamil Nadu since Friday has been found dead, said an official.
Commissioner of Revenue Administration J Radhakrishnan said the body of the child was "dismembered" and in a "highly decomposed" state.
"Efforts are on to retrieve the mortal remains of the child," he told PTI in the early hours of Tuesday.
He mentioned that the observers near the borewell reported of foul smell around 10:30 pm on Monday following which medical personnel assessed the incident site.
“We have been told that the body is in a highly decomposed state... we have suspended the digging operation,” he said.
Sujith Wilson had apparently fallen inside the borewell on Friday evening while playing with his friends.
Despite several attempts made by the authorities like digging a parallel hole failed and the boy died. Several leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, had wished for the well being of the boy.