Nayagarh, Jan 16: Mystery shrouded over the death of a youth after his body was found floating in a water tank in Ratanpur village of Nayagarh district on Sunday.
The deceased has been identified as Saroj Mohanty, a resident of Lenkudipada village.
According to reports, some locals spotted the body floating in a water tank of a under-construction house in Ratanpur village and informed police.
Police along with fire officials arrived at the spot and fished out the body.
However, it is suspected that someone might have murdered the youth and later dumped his body in the water tank.
Further investigation in this regard is underway, said a police official.