Mayurbhanj: A youth who was found lying in an unconscious state near a farmland at Kahnupur village under Khunta police limits here on Wednesday died while being shifted to a hospital.
The deceased has been identified as Matu Murmu of nearby Kalami village.
According to sources, some locals who reached their farmland this morning spotted the youth lying on the ground in an unconscious state. They immediately alerted the emergency service.
Murmu with the help of the loclas was being shifted in the ambulance when he died on the way to the hospital.
Later, police reached the spot and launched a probe into the incident.
It was not yet clear how the youth fell unconscious. Reports said some miscreants might have thrashed him and later dumped on the farmland.