An aged woman was found dead in the Vilamundi Reserve Forest area on Wednesday. District Forest Officer of Sathyamangalam, K. Rajkumar said that the injuries suffered by her showed that she was trampled to death by an elephant.Her age or whereabouts are yet to be ascertained.

A relief of Rs. 3 lakh would be given to the legal heir of the deceased, the officer said. Her body has been sent to a government hospital for a post mortem examination.

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