Thiruvalla (Pathanamthitta): A girl who was studying to become nun was found dead in a well in the compound of Paliakkara Beselian Convent here where she was living. The deceased has been identified as Chungappara native Divya P Johnny. The body was shifted to Thiruvalla taluk hospital.
The incident took place on Thursday by 11 in the morning. According to initial reports, the inmates of the convent heard a sound of something falling into the well and they found Divya inside the well in the search. The inmates of the convent informed the locals and the police. The police are set to begin a probe into the unnatural death after autopsy.
Though Divya was taken out of the well within 20 minutes of falling, she was was declared dead on arrival. It is suspected that she fell into the well while trying to take water from it. Actual cause of death can be known after postmortem. 21-year-old Divya has been living in the convent for long to attain nunhood.
(With inputs from agencies)