The body of a three-year-old-boy Akash who drowned in the Marina beach was recovered on Tuesday. A search is on for his seven-month old sibling, who is reported missing.
According to the Anna Square police, Lavanya, the mother, is suspected to have attempted suicide along with her children by jumping into the beach.
The mother has been admitted to the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital. The family lived in Medavakkam near Kelly's. Police said the incident happened around 7 p.m. and further investigations were under way.