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Body found near railway station in Varanasi

A decomposed body of an unidentified youth was found hanging in a room on the premises of Maduadih railway station in Varanasi, police said on Saturday.
PTI | By HT Correspondent, Varanasi
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2009 03:44 PM IST

A decomposed body of an unidentified youth was found hanging in a room on the premises of Maduadih railway station in Varanasi, police said on Saturday.

The body was found in a decomposed state on Friday by the Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel, after they opened the room, which is located in a deserted place.

Locals had complained of stench emanating from the room, the police said, adding that the youth might have died at least a week ago.

Police suspect that he might have been killed and hanged there. The body has been sent for post-mortem, the cops said.

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