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Mumbai: Decomposed body recovered from drain in Dharavi

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 7 November 2022, 16:57 IST
Decomposed body recovered

A decomposed body of a man was found in a drain in Dharavi on November 6. The man is suspected to be aged between 50 to 55 years. The residents informed the fire department and police after spotting the body inside the drain.

"After receiving an intimation about the incident, officials reached at the spot and recovered the dead body after an hour of struggle," Mumbai Police said.

According to the police statement, the body is unidentified and the cause of the death is yet to be ascertained. Police said that it is difficult to identify the body as it is in a decomposed condition.

The body of the deceased man has been sent to the Sion Hospital for post-mortem and police have registered an Accidental Death Report (ADR) on the incident.

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"We are waiting for the autopsy report to further declare the incident as a suicide case or as a matter of poison," Mumbai Police said further.

The police are searching for missing complaints filed in the nearby police stations to trace the unidentified dead body.

Further investigation into this matter is underway.

First published: 7 November 2022, 13:29 IST