The body of a 35-year-old non-local laborer was found hanging from a tree near his accommodation in the Sunderbani area of Rajouri district on Tuesday, officials said.
The officials told a local news agency, Global News Service (GNS), identified the deceased as Ramashri son of Sonalal of Panna, Madhya Pradesh.
Ramashri was putting up in the Juggi area of Sunderbani and other laborers residing in the vicinity informed police about the incident, they said.
“A police party rushed to the spot and shifted him to Sub District Hospital Sunderbani where doctors declared him brought dead,” the officials said. Postmortem and other legal formalities are in progress, they added. (GNS)