A middle-aged nun from a convent in the city was found dead at a quarry in Vazhakkala South late on Sunday evening.
Sister Jessina Thomas, 44, from Idukki was reported missing at noon from St. Thomas Convent. By evening, the police got information that a body was found at the quarry. It was identified as that of hers, the Thrikkakara police said.
A case of unnatural death has been registered. The cause for the death can be known only on Monday, when a post-mortem is expected to be done. She was reportedly under mental distress, the police added.
The body was shifted to Government Medical College Hospital, Kalamassery.