Bhadrak: In a tragic incident, a four-year-old baby boy met a watery grave in a pond at Khardhapatna village under Tihidi police limits here in the district.
The deceased was identified as Srimant Malick, son of Shankarshan Malick.
The incident took place on Wednesday.
According to reports, Srimant was found playing on the village road in the morning on Wednesday. After some hours when the family members did not find him at the place, they searched for him everywhere. Later, he was found floating on water in the pond.
The child was already dead when his body was recovered from the water.
Police sent the body for post-mortem and lodged a case of unnatural death.