Dhenkanal: The mutilated body of a youth was found in front of his house at Nityanandapur village under Nihalprasad Police limits in Dhenkanal district on Friday.
The deceased has been identified as Purnachandra Behera of the same locality. He was working at a crusher unit in the nearby area.
According to sources, the matter came to light after some locals spotted the body of the youth outside his house and alerted the same to his family members. On being informed, 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 cause behind the death of the youth id yet to be ascertained. police suspect fall out of past enmity.