Newly-Wed Couple Jump Into River; Woman Dies, Man Saved

M Lakshmi Kumari and K Prasad got married on May 24. She was a computer operator and he is an ambulance driver, they said.

Newly-Wed Couple Jump Into River; Woman Dies, Man Saved

Fishermen managed to save K Prasad and got him admitted to a hospital. (representational)

Rajamahendravaram: A newly married couple's decision to commit suicide by jumping into a river in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh ended in the woman losing her life and the man battling for survival in hospital.

M Lakshmi Kumari (34) and K Prasad (42) got married on May 24. She was a computer operator and he is an ambulance driver, they said.

Mr Prasad was a widower and has two children from his first marriage, police said.

Fishermen managed to save Mr Prasad and got him admitted to a hospital.

Ms Kumari's body was later fished out of the waters, police said.

The reason for the couple deciding to take the extreme step is not known, police said.
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