Bhubaneswar: A youth was found dead on the roadside under mysterious circumstances in Bomikhal area here on Friday morning.
The deceased was identified as Sanjay Nayak of Narasinghpur area in Badamba of Cuttack district.
According to sources, some locals spotted the body of the youth on the roadside and alerted the police about the same. Laxmisagar police reached the spot and launched a probe into the matter. The body was seized and sent to a local hospital for post-mortem.
While the exact reason behind his death is yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that youth might have been killed by some miscreants. Further probe into the matter is underway.