Father and son from Andhra Pradesh found dead in Detroit pool

Father and son from Andhra Pradesh found dead in Detroit pool
  A father and his son were found dead in a suburban Detroit pool located in a Glens of Northville apartment complex in Novi on Wednesday.

According to American Telangana  Association (ATA) representatives , 31 year old Nagaraju Surepalli and his 3 year old son Anant Sai were found floating in the complex pool, with the child’s tricycle at the bottom of the pool around 4pm . Whereas there were no eye witnesses to the incident, a couple who were passing by the apartment complex pool found the floating bodies and informed Novi police.

According to reports reaching here Nagaraju who belonged to Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh is an employee of Infosys and working in USA. “The youngster might have accidentally fallen into the pool while riding his tricycle on the pool deck. Initial findings say that the father who is not conversant with swimming might have rushed to save the child and drowned,” Novi Chief of Police said in a statement.

Novi Police dispatches say that the Para medics and police tried to revive the duo first and then rushed them to Providence Park Hospital in Novi, where they were declared brought dead. The release said adding that an autopsy was performed on Wednesday. "This particular pool does not staff a lifeguard and they were the only occupants in the pool area." The statement said.

A pal of gloom descended on Nagaraju’s home in Guntur where his sick mother Subhanamma and father Sivalingayya live. They received the news through a friend of Nagaraju. Nagaraju did his B Tech at Vignan Engineering College in Vadlamudi, and had schooling at Majeti Guravaiah High School in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. He married Hima Bindu of Chirala in 2012 and moved to USA in 2014.

Meanwhile Telugu community began a fundraising campaign to help Nagaraju’s wife Hima Bindu to bring the bodies to India. "Everyone who knows Naga would agree that he is one of the most jovial, honest, friendly person you would ever meet and always smiling," his friends posted on the fundraiser page aiming to collect $1, 50,000 said.

Liked the story?

  • 0

    Happy
  • 0

    Amused
  • 0

    Sad
  • 0

    Frustrated
  • 0

    Angry