Kandhamal, Mar 23: Bodies of a youth and a woman were found hanging from a tree both tied with a saree inside Marsapadar jungle under Phiringia police limits in the district today.
They both were reportedly in love with each other. However, their families were against the relationship.
The couple have been identified as the residents of the locality. No suicide note has been found. The bodies have been sent for post-mortem.
According to sources, some local residents spotted the bodies hanging from the tree and informed the local police. On being informed, the police reached the spot and seized the body for post-mortem.
Though the exact reason behind their death is yet to be known, it is being suspected that the couple committed suicide after their families rejected the relationship.