Kalahandi, Nov 29: Mystery shrouded over the death of a man after his body was recovered from a riverbank in Narla tehsil of Kalahandi district on Monday.
The deceased has been identified as Shankar Sahoo (55).
According to the report, Shankar was a mental patient and was missing since the last 15 days.
However, some locals spotted the body on Sandula river bank in Bhatakhamar village under Narla police limits and informed the police.
Police and a scientific team reached the spot and recovered the body.
Further investigation is underway to ascertain the exact reason behind the death of the victim, said a police official.