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21 May 2019

Diptanshu Dash

Angul: The body of a 15-year-old boy was found hanging from a tree in a cashew nut orchard in Kushakila village under Jarpada police limits here on Tuesday.

The deceased has been identified as Shyam Sundar Sahoo. He was a student of Kushakila High School. Sahoo scored total 108 marks in the 10th Board, and was reportedly depressed after publication of the results today morning.

According to sources, soon after the results were announced he left home and did not return for a long time. Few hours later, a group of villagers spotted the body of Sahoo in the forest and informed the family.

The local police rushed to the spot and retrieved the body of the boy and sent it for autopsy to Angul district headquarters hospital. A case of unnatural death has been registered in this connection.