Visakhapatnam: Mortal remains of Avinash Kuna, techie who drowned in New Jersey's Lake Hopatcong two days back, reached his hometown Visakhapatnam in early hours of Saturday.
Teary-eyed relative's received the body at Visakhapatnam airport.
The tragic incident had taken place two days after the deceased's birthday on May 28.
Avinash, who loves boating and even has a license for it, had rented a boat and invited eight of his friends for a joyride in the lake.
During the ride, the 32-year-old reportedly stepped off his boat in Lake Hopatcong to go for a swim and later drowned. A few minutes later, his friends realised that he was drowning and handed him a life vest, however, Kuna could not reach it and drowned.
Avinash had gone to USA five years ago for higher studies. His father, K Venkata Rao, works at the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant.