Newborn baby’s body found in bucket floating in Kochi backwater
Kochi: A newborn baby's body was found abandoned in a bucket near Elamakkara backwater here. The incident took place on Sunday evening.
A group of children who were playing nearby first spotted the bucket floating in the backwater. When they searched inside the bucket, the body of the newborn was found. Elamakkara police reached the place and inspected as informed by people.
The police said that even the umbilical cord was not removed from the body when it was found. They added that detailed investigation into the incident has started and the body will be shifted to hospital for autopsy.