Malayalam actor Vinod Thomas found dead inside car in Kottayam
Vinod Thomas is notable for his roles in films like Happy Wedding, June and Ayyappanum Koshiyum among others. He was found dead inside a parked car in Pampady of Kottayam district.
Kottayam: Film-serial actor Vinod Thomas was found dead inside a parked car at a Dreamland Hotel near Pampady in Kottayam on Saturday (Nov 18) evening. He was 47.
A security guard reportedly found the actor dead inside the car after wondering why the actor was taking so long to exit. The vehicle was left parked there for a considerable amount of time. When authorities later arrived, they broke the glass in the car to remove the person inside.
The post-mortem report stated that the cause of death was carbon monoxide inhalation. The cause of death was confirmed in the post-mortem conducted at Kottayam Medical College. After turning on the AC in the car, Vinod closed the window and sat down. It is assumed that the death occurred after inhaling poisonous gas while sleeping in the car.
The police did not find anything unusual in Vinod's car. Vinod's cremation will be held at the Muttambalam public crematorium on Tuesday.
Thomas appeared in movies, 'Ayyappanum Koshyum', 'Natholi oru cheriya meenalla', 'Oru murai vanth paarthaaya', 'Happy Wedding' and 'June' among others.