**Kendrapada:** A minor boy was found hanging from the ceiling of his home at Santasahi area in Kendrapada on Saturday.
The deceased has been identified as Ratikrushna Khuntia, son of Malaya Khuntia of Karilopatna village here. It is suspected that Ratikrushna committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling last night. The minor boy committed suicide when his father was fast asleep.
Though the reason behind the death is yet to be known, it is suspected that he took this extreme step as he failed in matriculation examination which was declared last month.
Kendrapada Town Police rushed to the spot and sent the body for autopsy and registered a case of unnatural death.