Kendrapara, Oct 16: A man attacked his elder brother to death with a wooden plank in Kendrapara district last evening over family feud, police said.
The incident took place at Dhatanapari village under Patakura police limits in the district.
The deceased has been identified as Umakanta Mishra.
According to reports, an altercation erupted between Umakanta and his younger brother Lokanath over flowing of water from a tap.
Lokanath lost his cool during the altercation and attacked his elder brother’s head with a wooden plank.
Critically injured Umakanta collapsed on the spot and was rushed to Kendrapara district headquarters hospital where the attending doctor declared him brought dead.
Police have detained his father Kaminikanta Mishra and brother Lokanath for questioning.