Kochi: A 21-year old girl who was a noviciate at the Paliakkara Beselian Convent in Thiruvalla was found dead in a well in the compound of the convent.
The young girl studying to become a nun was identified as Chungappara native Divya P Jhonny, who was living in the convent, police sources said.
According to the sources, the inmates of the convent heard a sound of something falling into the well and found Divya inside the well. They informed the local people and police.
She was taken out of the well and declared dead on arrival.
The body was shifted to Thiruvalla Taluka hospital.
The actual cause of the death can be known after postmortem, the sources added.