Nayagarh: A youth was found dead under mysterious circumstances at Korada village under Nuagaon police limits in Nayagarh district today.
The deceased has been identified as Jitu Manaha of the village.
Sources said some locals first spotted the body on the premises of Trinath temple on roadside of Khordha-Bolangir NH-57 this morning and called up police. Later, the cops reached the spot and interrogated the family members.
Though the exact reason behind the death is not known yet, his family members alleged that some miscreants have killed Jitu by hitting his head with a stone following a verbal due.
Investigation into the incident is underway, police said.