Nilagairi, Jan 26: Decomposed body of an unidentified man was found in a forest near Seragada in Balasore district today. Police have started an investigation after sending the body for post-mortem.
As per reports, few locals who had been to the forest to pluck leaves found stink emanating from a bush. Later the discovered the decomposed body and immediately informed the police.
Police have also found a gamcha from a sal tree near the spot. “Prima-facie it appeared that the death occurred three to four days ago. We are trying to ascertain the identity of the deceased. We have also sent the body for post-mortem to ascertain the cause of death,” said a police official.