A woman and her SSC examinee son were electrocuted at village Nawdar in Trishal upazila yesterday morning.
The deceased are Delwara Begum, 45 and Imran Hossain, 16.
Imran appeared at SSC examinations this year from Muslim High School in Mymensingh town, police said.
Delwara, wife of Niamat Ali Khan, came in touch of live electric wire when she was spreading clothes in the sun in the courtyard around 10.30 am.
Hearing the scream of Delwara, Imran rushed to the spot and tried to save his mother but only to meet the same fate, said police.