Body of drowned Nagapattinam fisherman near Kalpakkam washed ashore

Kelambakkam police on Tuesday, July 18, 2023 evening recovered the body of a 53-year-old fisherman who drowned near Kalpakkam last week.

A senior police officer of Chengalpattu district said Thangasamy of Nagapattinam district, along with a group of fishermen, was fishing near Kalpakkam when he fell into the sea and drowned on July 15, 2023. The accompanying fishermen informed the Kelambakkam police who, along with fishermen from Kovalam, searched for the body. Thereafter, the body washed ashore at the Kovalam beach.

Kelambakkam police have sent the body to Chengalpattu Government Hospital for post-mortem and are conducting the investigation.