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Body of Andhra techie who drowned in US lake reaches his hometown

ANI
Published : Jun 8, 2019, 1:03 pm IST
Updated : Jun 8, 2019, 1:03 pm IST

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. (Photo: ANI)
 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. (Photo: ANI)

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.

Tags: techie, drown, us, lake, andhra pradesh
Location: India, Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam