Jajpur: The body of a youth was found in a roadside water pit near Barda chowk under Dharmasala police limits in Jajpur district today morning.
Reportedly, locals noticed the youth and a bike in the water pit today during the morning walk and reported the matter to Brahmabarada Police Outpost.
Police immediately rushed to the spot and brought the youth out of the water but found him dead.
The deceased youth was identified as Jitendra Jenasamanta, son of Maheshwar Jenasamanta of Janaka village under Balichandrapur police limits of the district.
Jitendra was serving in the army and had returned to his village from Hyderabad three days ago. He had come to Brahmabarada area on a bike yesterday.
Preliminary investigation suggests that he met an accident while returning home last night. Meanwhile, police have registered an unnatural death case in this regard.