Malappuram: A woman and her baby were found dead in a well at Kodakkallu in Thirunavaya here. The deceased were identified as Abida (33), wife of of Kodakkal native Shafeek, and her one-and-a-half-year-old daughter Safna Fathoon.
Both were found dead in the well on a deserted compound near the house.
The family had filed a missing complaint at Tirur police station on Thursday night. The woman's footwear was found close to the well during the search operation by the family and locals early in the morning.
The woman's body was found when they searched inside the well. Later, Fire Force from Tirur arrived at the place and found the body of the baby too from inside the well.
The bodies were shifted to mortuary after completing inquest inquest under the leadership of Tirur SI Jaleel Karuthedathu.
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