Sambalpur: The body of a man was recovered from the premises of an upper primary school in Redhakhol area under Charamala police limits in Sambalpur district on Saturday.
The deceased has been identified as Raju Jani of Kandhal village in Angul district.
According to sources, the matter came to light this morning after some students of the school found the body of the man in a pool of blood. On being informed by the school authorities, police reached the spot and launched a probe into the matter.
The body was seized and sent to a local hospital for post-mortem. A cycle, some utensils have also been recovered from near the body, sources added.
While the exact cause behind the incident is yet to be ascertained, preliminary investigation revealed that the man was murdered by miscreants during an attempt to loot him.