The deceased has been identified as Arjun Behera (42) of Choudwar Talabazar in the district.
As per reports, locals found Behera hanging by a cable wire from a tree near a bridge on Choudwar-Itua road under Tangi police station limits in the district.
As the news spread, the family members reached the spot and alerted the police.
On being informed, Tangi police reached the spot and seized the body for autopsy.
Sources said, Behera had left home on Wednesday after some alleged family dispute. The family members started searching him as he didn’t return home in the evening, but couldn’t trace him.
A case has been registered and an investigation into the incident is underway, police said.