Cuttack: Mystery shrouded the death of a youth whose body was found floating in the High Level Canal under Choudwar police limits in Cuttack last night.
The death came to light after some locals spotted the body floating near Digi bridge of the canal last night and called up police. The victim was found wearing a full pant and shirt with grievous injury mark on the head.
While police along with a scientific team conducted a preliminary investigation after fishing out the body from the canal the same was rushed to SCB Medical in Cuttack for an autopsy later.
Efforts are underway to ascertain the identity of the victim and the post-mortem report is awaited.