Kakinada, Jun 1 : Two school children who were reported missing since May 26 , have at last been found dead in decomposed condition. The bodies were retrieved from a wooden box in a room in the dilapidated school building in Chinnaiahpalem village of Rajavommangi Mandal of Rampachodavaram division in East Godavari agency interior area on Saturday.
Contradictory versions are being heard on the tragic incident. While agonised family members alleged that they were murdered by villagers, other reports put it as accidental with the kids, while playing, entered into the box and closed the lid which failed to reopen. This led to their death due to suffocation.
However, Zeddangi police who registered a case treated it as a suspicious death.
The deceased were identified as Balem Prasanth Kumar (7) and Chedem Karteek( 6).
Since the bodies were highly decomposed, post mortem was conducted on the spot and they wrre handed over to the parents, police said. (UNI)