Mangalore: Male newborn found dead in river at Talapady
Pic: Ramesh Pandith
Daijiworld Media Network - Mangalore (DV)
Mangalore, Jul 11: In a heart-rending incident, a newborn was found dead in a river at Talapady near here on Thursday July 11.
The baby was a male, and police sources said that he might have been abandoned shortly after birth on Thursday morning.
The baby was found by the locals on Thursday morning.
Talapady panchayat members then informed the police, who arrived at the spot.
The baby was shifted to hospital for post mortem. A few injury marks were found on the body which may have been caused after its death, sources said.
There is no information about its parents or how it came to be abandoned.
Ullal police are investigating.