Nabarangpur: The bodies of a young couple, who have gone missing since Sunday, were found hanging from a tree inside a forest near Pipalpadar village under Jharigaon block of the district on Monday.
The deceased have been identified as Sanadhar Jani, 20, and Jumari Jani, 22, both residents of Temera panchayat in Jharigaon block.
According to sources, some local residents spotted the bodies hanging from a tree inside the forest today and informed the other villagers who then alerted the local police.
Dabugaon police reached the sport and seized the bodies. While it was suspected that the couple committed suicide, their motive behind the extreme step is yet to be ascertained.
The bodies have been sent to Dbugaon hospital for post mortem and the report will reveal the exact cause of the death, the police said.