Mystery shrouds the death of an elderly man whose decomposed body was recovered from his house on AP Mukherjee Road at Haridevpur on Wednesday afternoon.
The local residents got foul smell coming out from the house where the victim used to stay alone.
They informed the matter to local police station from where a police team reached the spot and recovered the body which was in a decomposed condition.
Police suspect that the victim died couple of days ago. They came to know from local people that the victim was staying at the house alone.
According to the preliminary investigation police did not find any foul play behind his death.
The man was suffering from various ailments due to his old age. Police are, however, investigating whether he committed suicide. As per the primary investigation, police did not find any signs of the victim committing suicide. Police have started an investigation into the incident.