Dhenkanal: A 17-year-old girl, who was reported to be missing since Thursday, was found dead at Sadar police limits area of Dhenkanal district.
Cops have also detained a youth, identified as Jitu Nayak of Nuagaon in Balasore district, in connection to the matter.
As per reports, the minor identified to be a resident of Khaira area of Balasore district was missing for the past four days. Unable to trace the girl, her family member lodged a missing complaint at Khaira police station on Thursday.
Acting on the complaint, police launched a probe. Later, cops recovered the lifeless body of the girl from Dhenkanal following which they alerted the family members of the deceased.