The body of a man was found in the Doddakere tank in Kunigal on Wednesday. The police said that people walking near the tank saw the body and informed the police.

The police found the body in a decomposed state with parts of nose, eyes and ears eaten away by fish and other aquatic creatures in the tank. The body was sent to the Government Hospital at Kunigal for post-mortem.

The police said that man could be aged 55. They said that his identity is yet to be established. A case has been registered in the Kunigal police station.