3 of family found dead near Sahastrakund waterfall, popular picnic spot in Maharashtra Nanded, 2 still missing


The family visited the Sahastrakund waterfall last week, police said.

Nanded, Maharashtra:

The bodies of three family members – a woman, her husband and their underage son – were found near a waterfall in Maharashtra’s Nanded district, which they visited last week, said police on Friday.

The two daughters of the Nanded-based couple, who were with their parents when they went to Sahastrakund Waterfall, a popular picnic spot, were still missing, they said.

The couple and their three children, an 11-year-old son and two daughters aged 20 and 13, surrendered on September 25 to the Nanded Waterfall from where they had disappeared, police said.

Later, a body was found, which was later identified as that of Pravin Wallamshetwar (45), they said.

Two other bodies were found on September 28 and 29 in Yavatmal district, police said.

The waterfall on the Penganga River spans the districts of Nanded and Yavatmal. These bodies were later identified as those of Wallamshetwar’s wife and minor son, 40, they said.

However, the couple’s two daughters are still missing, police added.


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