Tamluk: A hanging body of an elderly person found near state highway of Mecheda in Haldia, West Bengal has spread fear in the locality.
Police sources confirmed the deceased’s name, Shyamapada Patra, age 95 and resident of Nandakumar area in South Srikrishnapur of Mecheda.
Local sources informed that deceased Patra was unmarried and used to stay alone in his home. On Tuesday morning,his body was found hanging from a tree few distance away from his residence.
After the incident came in light the locals informed in the Nandakumar police station. Police reached the spot immediately and recovered the body. But it is not yet clear whether it is an incident of murder or a suicide. The Nandakumar police has started investigation.