Pathanamthitta: A youth died after he fell into the river here after he tried to run away from the police.
The deceased was identified as Ruby Thomas, 26, son of Raju Thomas of Areekkakavu, Vadaserikkara.
The incident took place around 6 pm on Friday. He was found lying in a pit near the bridge at Pengattu kadavu of Kallar. Though he was rushed to Ranni Taluk Hospital, his life could not be saved.