The deceased identified as Bhanumati Baral, principal, Panchayat Junior College of Education and Technology.
As per the staff of the college, Bhanumati chaired a meeting of the college management last evening. Later she had been to her official quarters to rest for few minutes but didn’t return for long.
The principal’s body was found hanging from the ceiling fan at her residence by the evening.
Getting intimated, Brahmagiri and Satapada Police reached the spot and recovered the body for autopsy to Puri District Headquarters Hospital (DHH).
While no suicide note has been found by the side of the body of the deceased, police is investigating the death from all angles.