Baripada: A youth was found dead under mysterious circumstances on roadside near Ramachandrapur village under Betnoti police limits in Mayurbhanj district today.
However, the identity of the deceased is yet to be ascertained.
Sources said some locals first spotted a bike on the road near Ramachandrapur village and later found the body a few metres away from a bush on the roadside. It is suspected that some miscreants have killed the youth before dumping the body in the bush.
On receiving information, police reached the spot and sent the body for post-mortem.
The reason behind the death will be ascertained once the post-mortem report comes in, said police.