Subarnapur: Mystery shrouded the death of a man whose body was found hanging to a roadside tree in Ranipur village under Biramaharajpur block in Subarnapur district on Tuesday.
The deceased has been identified as Soumitri Patra of Laturpate village.
The death came to light after some morning walker came across the body which was seen hanging from a tree by a rope near Ranipur Grid early in the morning and called up police.
Biramaharajpur Police rushed to the spot immediately and seized the body for autopsy.
While it is still not clear whether the victim committed suicide or somebody strangulated him, police have started an investigation into the case.