Nun found dead in quarry pond

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Kochi, Feb 14 (PTI) A 45-year-old nun was found dead in a quarry pond near her convent at Vazhakkala area on Sunday night, police said.

Jesna Thomas, a native of Idukki, was a resident of St Thomas convent here.

'The body has been shifted to a nearby hospital for conducting the covid test.

the mother superior of the convent informed us that the nun was undergoing treatment for depression for the last 11 years,' a senior police official told PTI.

Police said the nun was reported missing from the convent from 10 AM on Sunday, following which the mother superior filed a missing person complaint.

The body was found by the locals and the convent authorities near the institution. PTI RRT APR ADMINISTRATOR APR ADMINISTRATOR