Jharsuguda: A 30-year-old man’s body was recovered from a canal in Khukhelmal area under Brajarajnagar police limits in Jharsuguda district today.
The deceased has been identified as Mithun Khadia of Tileimal village of the district.
According to reports, some locals spotted Mithun’s lifeless body floating in the canal and immediately alerted the police about the same. Police then reached the spot and seized the body for post mortem.
While the exact reason behind his death is yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that he died after excessive consumption of liquor. The body has been sent for postmortem and a case of unnatural death registered into the incident, the police said.
The exact cause behind the death will be confirmed after the post-mortem report arrives, the police added.