Sonepur, Aug 18: A man died of electrocution in Sonepur on Wednesday.
The mishap took place at Baldapali village under the Sonepur Sadar police limits in the morning.
The deceased has been identified as Purna Chandra Mallick.
Sources said Purna came in contact with a live wire while he was returning home from his farmhouse. He died on the spot.
Being informed, police undertook a primary inquiry and sent the body for autopsy.
An unnatural death case has been registered in this connection.