Khurda: A youth of Bishnudiha village near Banapur area in Khurda district, who was missing since yesterday, was found dead near a jetty in Chilika lake today.
The deceased has been identified as Sukesh Sahu (22).
According to sources, locals spotted the youth’s body floating near the shore early on Wednesday morning and immediately alerted his family members and police about the same.
While Balugaon police reached the spot, they claimed that the case comes under the supervision of Parikuda police as the body was found floating in Chilika.
Meanwhile, the exact circumstance that led to the death of the youth also remained a mystery, sources said.