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Body of elderly man found floating in swimming pool

Kolkata: Tension cropped up at Hedua after the body of an elderly person was found floating in the swimming pool early on Thursday morning.

The deceased has been identified as Karuna Mondal (60) of Goabagan Street near Hedua. According to sources, on Thursday morning, around 5:30 am, several morning walkers saw a man floating in the water of Hedua swimming pool. Primarily none of the morning walkers did not bothered as they thought someone might be swimming or practicing to float.

But, after a few minutes, some of them suspected something was wrong as he was not moving. Immediately some local residents went in to the water and brought the person ashore. He was rushed to R G Kar Medical College and Hospital where attending doctor declared him brought dead.

After the body was fished out of the pool, some local morning walkers identified the persons as Mondal.

According to the morning walkers, Mondal used to come there for fishing.

It is suspected that he had come there and tried fetching something from pool and he lost balance over his body and fell in the water. It is also suspected that the elderly man couldn't swim and there was nobody nearby when Mondal came there. Thus, he failed to save himself. An unnatural death case has been registered at Burtolla police station in this regard.

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