- Tragic Incident at Sgwd y Pannwr Waterfall
- Rescue Attempt by a Heroic Individual
- Recovery Efforts and Family’s Grief
The body of Mohananeethan Muruganantharaja was discovered near the Sgwd y Pannwr waterfall in Powys shortly after 7 p.m. on Friday.
A 27-year-old man perished in South Wales while attempting to rescue two children from a waterfall.
Friday afternoon, Dyfed-Powys Police received a report that a male had entered the water to rescue two children but failed to return.
Officers were dispatched to the Sgwd y Pannwr waterfall in Ystradfellte at approximately 4.40 p.m.
The fire department discovered the body of 27-year-old Mohananeethan Muruganantharaja shortly after 7:00 p.m.
The waterfall in Bannau Brycheiniog National Park, also known as the Brecon Beacons, has a height of approximately 12 meters.
The location, which is part of the Four Falls Trail in the park, is popular with pedestrians and photographers.
Conditions prevented the recovery of Mr. Muruganantharaja’s body on Friday evening, according to the police.
Saturday morning, specialized divers were brought in and his body was recovered.
The family of Mr. Muruganantharaja has released an image of him with the words “our deepest condolences.”
The police have verified that specialist officers are assisting his family.