Deogarh: A 5-year-old boy and his grandmother met watery grave while taking bath in a pond at Malichua village under Tileiguni block in Deogarh district today.
The deceased have been identified as Devi Singh (55) and her grandson Lalit Singh.
Sources said the two were taking bath in a village pond when the kid slipped into deep water. His grandmother also drowned while trying to save him. Though locals rushed to the spot and rescued the two, they had died by the time.
The villagers later called up the police for an inquiry.