Jammu & Kashmir

Body found in orchard in Pulwama, police begins probe

Officials in an orchard as they retrieve the body on December 4, 2023. [FPK Photo: Qayoom Khan]

Pulwama: An unidentified body was recovered in an orchard located in the Tujan area of Pulwama district.

Eyewitness suggest that the deceased, who appeared to be in an unsound mental state, was seen wandering in the vicinity prior to the unfortunate discovery, Pulwama police said.

The apparent cause of death is believed to be hypothermia, characterised by a critically low body temperature. The body was later transferred to the District Hospital Pulwama for post-mortem examination.

Meanwhile, the Rajpora police station has commenced inquest proceedings. Authorities are conducting further investigations to unravel the circumstances surrounding this incident.

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