Adithi’s body found 40 km off Visakhapatnam
Visakhapatnam: The body of six-year-old C. Sai Lavanya Adithi, who had been missing since September 24, washed up at Dibbalapalem beach under Bhogapuram mandal in Vizianagaram district on Thursday evening.Adithi’s father, a grief struck C. Srinivas, identified the heavily decomposed body. She had gone missing from the HB Colony area in Vizag. Adithi had been sucked into an open stormwater drain at HB Colony following heavy rains on September 24 at around 6 pm while returning from her tuition classes and was swept into the sea thanks to a strong rip current. Her body was found in a decomposed state at around 6.30 pm by the locals at Dibbalapalem, nearly 40 km from the spot where she had gone missing. Police said that the girl would have died within minutes after being sucked into the drain.Mr Srinivas sobbed inconsolably seconds after recognising his daughter’s body. An autopsy will be conducted at KG Hospital in Vizag on Friday.