Rayagada: A 48-year-old man drowned while taking a bath at Kenduguda medium irrigation dam in Gunupur of Rayagada district on Thursday.
The deceased has been identified as Dambru Sabar of Tembaguda village under Padampur police limits.
According to sources, Dambru had gone to the dam to take bath when he slipped into the deep water and went under. Some villagers present at the spot rescued him and rushed to the nearby hospital where doctors declared him “brought dead”.
On intimation, police reached the hospital and seized the body for the post-mortem.
A case of unnatural death has been registered into the incident and a probe has been launched, the police said.