Woman, 25, dies after accidentally falling into a pond

Woman, 25, dies after accidentally falling into a pond

Submitted by alvin on Mon, 2016-07-04 18:27 Moodbidri: A 25-year-old woman was killed after she accidentally fell into a pond at Karikumeru, Tenka Mizar, Moodbidri, on Sunday.The deceased has been identified as Vinola Mendonca, daughter of Vincent Mendonca, and a resident of Karikumeru.According to the police, around 9.30am, Vinola had taken her cow for grazing in her areca nut farm. Later, she thought of moving the cow to another place. Vinola untethered the cow and was holding the tether in her hand when the cow started to run. As Vinola was trying to calm the animal down, the tether snapped, following which she lost balance and fell into a pond.The deceased is survived by her father and two sisters.