Khurda: The body of a man was found hanging to a tree in a forest near Barunei hill under Khurda Industrial Estate on Saturday.
The deceased was identified as Biswanath Barik of Kantilo village in Nayagarh district.
According to sources, some locals spotted the body of the man hanging to the tree this morning and alerted the police about the incident. Cops reached the spot and launched a probe into the incident. The body was then seized and sent to a local hospital for post-mortem.
The exact cause behind the incident is yet to be ascertained, sources said.