3-YO boy killed, dumped in well in Odisha; woman neighbour arrested

Dhenkanal: A day after a missing three-year-old boy was found dead inside a well at Khankira village under Nihalprasad police limits in Dhenkanal district, police today arrested a woman neighbour in connection with the incident.

During interrogation, the woman confessed to her crime saying that she killed him to settle a score following dispute between the two families. The accused said she suffocated the minor to death before dumping the body in a abandoned well in the village.

As per to reports, the child went missing while playing in the village on Wednesday evening. Hours after, his body was found inside the well at around 4 AM yesterday. Fire personnel later recovered the body and had begun investigation into the incident.

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