A scorched dead body of a youth was recovered from the burnt remains of heaps of haystack near Lalu Ghai at Sunapalli village in Ganjam district in the morning hours on Friday.
As per the incident, the locals in the village found the dead body and informed the police.
The unidentified youth’s deceased body had also suffered some injury marks on his head.
Police reached the crime spot and recovered the burnt body. The body has been sent for post-mortem and a probe is underway in the incident.
Meanwhile, it is anticipated that the youth was murdered and later burnt in fire in the late night hours in the haystack.