Telugu NRI Infosys employee, 3-year-old son drown in pool in Michigan

In an unfortunate incident, a Telugu NRI techie along with his 3-year-old son was found drowned in a swimming pool of an apartment complex in Michigan, US.

The deceased identified as Nagaraju Surepalli aged 31 along with his son Ananth Surepalli was found in an unconscious state in the swimming pool at the Northville apartment complex in Novi.

Nagaraju Surepalli of Guntur in Andhra Pradesh worked as a software engineer and went to US three years back on a work visa.

Nagaraju’s autopsy was performed on Thursday at the Oakland County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Nagaraju Surepalli is survived by his wife Bindu aged 29 years.

The incident came into light after a staff member at the complex observed two bodies floating in the pool. The staff member was working in the office near the pool.

Nagaraju Surepalli and his son were playing by the poolside when the kid accidentally fell into the deep end of the pool while riding a tricycle.

Nagaraju Surepalli and his 3 year old son

Nagaraju Surepalli and his 3 year old son (Source:Gofundme.com)

Nagaraju drowned when he jumped into the pool to save his son. Apart from the father-son duo, nobody  were present at the pool at that time. Their bodies were pulled from the pool and rushed to a local hospital in Novi after the emergency responders attempted lifesaving techniques.

The investigators and the victims’ relatives have been trying with the Consulate General of India in Chicago and New York to assist the family for funeral arrangements.

Nagaraju’s friends also started collecting funds for the family to assist in funeral and other costs. They have set up an online funding to meet the expenses of carrying their mortal remains back to India.

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