The deceased has been identified as Shiva Nimal of Ukumba village under Gunupur block of Rayagada district. He was a student of +3 first year arts of SKCG College, Paralakhemundi.
According to information, Shiva along with his three friends was staying in a rented house Kachara Sahi where his body was found hanging to the ceiling this morning.
After returning from his village the deceased was staying in the rented house but for last three days had not attended the classes, informed one of his friends identified as Pitambar Nayak. He was mentally disturbed for past couple of days, the friend added.
Police has reached the spot and have sent the body to Paralakhemundi General Hospital for autopsy.
While it is being suspected that Shiva has committed suicide, the reason behind the same couldn’t be ascertained immediately.