The City police found the body of 28 year-old journalist from
Kerala at Marina beach on Friday morning.
According to the police, he was drowned on Thursday while
swimming. The victim was identified as Shyam Parakkel from
Palakkad. He worked as a staff correspondent for English daily The
Pioneer, based in Kochi.
He came to Chennai to see one of his journalist friends. "He had
left for the beach on Wednesday evening from K.K. Nagar and did not
returned," the police informed. The body was found on the Marina
beach on Friday morning.