Man found dead in Paradip hotel room
Paradip: Mystery shrouds over the death of a man whose body was recovered from a room in the Aristocrat Hotel at Paradip in Jagatsinghpur district early on Wednesday morning.
The deceased, identified as L Shiba of Tamil Nadu, was serving as a senior engineer at the United Marine Private Limited (UMPL).
According to sources, Shiba came back to his hotel room last night. But, early today morning, when Shiba’s colleagues knocked on the door, there was no response from inside.
Following this, the hotel manager broke open the door and Shiba was found in an unconscious state.
Though he was rushed to Atharabanki hospital, he was declared ‘brought dead’ by the doctors.
On being informed, police reached the spot. The body has been sent for postmortem, the police said.
While the reason behind the death is yet to be ascertained, the autopsy report will state whether it is a case of suicide or murder, police said. An investigation into the incident is underway, added the police.