Sharath Koppu, hailing from Telangana, was fatally shot on July 6 during a suspected incident of robbery at a Kansas restaurant.
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Hyderabad: The body of Sharath Koppu, an Indian student who was killed during an attempted robbery in Kansas City in the US last week, arrived at Hyderabad on Wednesday night.
Body of Telangana student Sharath Koppu, killed in Kansas, arrives at Hyderabad
The body arrived at the Rajiv Gandhi International airport and former Union minister Bandaru Dattatreya was among those who paid homage to the departed soul.
According to authorities in Kansas, Koppu, 25, hailing from Telangana, was fatally shot during a suspected incident of robbery at a restaurant where he worked. He died shortly after being taken to a hospital on Friday.
Kansas City police announced a USD 10,000 reward for information leading to the suspect and released a brief video of the suspect inside the restaurant moments before the shooting.