Six-year-old student’s death: AIIMS team to visit Ryan International

  • HT Correspondent, New Delhi
  • Updated: Feb 01, 2016 12:10 IST
The main entry gate of Ryan International School where a six-year old school kid was found dead. (Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)

A team of forensic medicine experts at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), where 6-year-old Divyansh’s post- mortem was conducted on Saturday, will visit the accident spot in a few hours, after which the final report will be submitted to the investigating authorities.

“The team will visit the spot of the accident in the school, which is part of the procedure. Our experts do visit the crime scene to establish chain of events,” said a source in the hospital.

Initial post mortem report of the boy, who died after falling into the septic tank of a south Delhi school on Saturday, suggests he died due to drowning.

The boy was found in the tank of Ryan International School, Vasant Kunj.The post mortem of the boy’s body was conducted at AIIMS on Saturday by a team of forensic medicine experts.

According to the sources in the hospital, the death has been due to ‘asphyxia’, suffocation.

There was a large amount of water found in the boy’s lungs. However, there reportedly were no external injury marks to suggest the boy was killed before dumping his body in the tank.

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