Migrant Labourer Found Dead in Camp

Published: 02nd August 2014 07:49 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd August 2014 07:49 AM   |  A+A-

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A 39-year-old migrant labourer was found dead in a labour camp in the outskirts of the city on Friday. The deceased has been identified as Narayan Roy, 39, of Jabalpur district in West Bengal. He was working with a cashew factory at Paivelikonam, near Navaikulam.

According to Kallambalam police, Narayan was found dead on Monday morning around 7.30 am. “It is suspected that he died between 12 am and 7.30 am. He was staying near the cashew factory and was ill,” the police said.

The body is kept in the mortuary of Medical College Hospital (MCH) after post-mortem. According to the police, the body will be handed over to Narayan’s relatives, who are expected to reach here within two days.

Woman Succumbs to Burns

A woman succumbed to burns at her residence near Madavoor on Friday. The deceased has been identified as Jayasree, 52, wife of Sreedharan Nair, ‘Madhavavilasom’, Karimbu Vila, near Madavoor.

“As per the statement given by Jayasree’s husband, she was  cooking using kerosene stove, while he went out to buy household goods at 9 am. He came back around 10 am but she didn’t respond even after he knocked at the door. He went to kitchen side and found her dead,” the police said. According to police, it is suspected that the fire spread while handling kerosene. Police completed the legal procedures. The body is kept in the mortuary of the MCH. ENS


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