The tragic development shocked football fans in the country despite the fanatical fandom World Cup generates in the football-loving state of Kerala, Argentina.
There are insinuations that an Argentina fan, Dinu Alex, committed suicide after the humiliation of his country's national team by Croatia at the ongoing World Cup in Russian Federation. However, the body was recovered from Meenachil river at Illikkal on Sunday and his relatives identified his body on the basis of his chain. He was reported missing by his father since 1700 hrs on Friday last.More news: BET Awards Draws 4.3 Million Viewers
But on Friday, his mother found the kitchen door wide open and Alex was missing.
The police have launched an immediate search in Meenchal river, but the search was hindered owing to the heavy rainstorm.
His suicide note partly read: "I have nothing left to see, I'm going deep into deaths". "I am going down into the depths". Argentina drew one match against Iceland and the lost the other match against Croatia by 3-0.More news: Wozniacki calls for Serena seeding at Wimbledon
Police arrived with a sniffer dog who ran towards the river which is flowing in full spate on account of the rains in the past few days. Police along with some Fire and Rescue service personnel promptly began a search for him.
Alex was an unmarried chemistry graduate and worked as an accountant in a private company here.More news: Lionel Messi's Argentina have shot at World Cup redemption