The deceased has been identified as Rahul Nayak (26), a resident of Dehuripada area under the same police limits.
Some commuters who were passing by the Ghoghara road came across Rahul’s body early in the morning and called up his family, post which the death came to light.
As per the kin of the deceased, he left home at around 10 am last night but didn’t return till late. Later, a frantic search by them to trace him went futile.
While police have seized the body for autopsy, locals allege that he had been murdered.
Further investigation is underway into the incident.