A dead body was found hanging from the bell inside a Shiva temple in Talcher area in Angul district in the early morning hours on Monday.
As per the incident, the priest of the temple found the youth’s body hanging from the temple bell and alerted the villagers in the area.
Later, the police arrived at the crime scene and carried out investigation.
Meanwhile, the deceased has been identified and it is suspected that he was murdered first and was hanged after.
The body has already been sent for post-mortem.