A body, charred beyond recognition and suspected to be of a man, was found under the Vattiyurkavu police station limits on Saturday. According to Peroorkada CI Jayachandran, the body was noticed by the public around 10 a.m. in a vacant compound owned by the Defence near the Maruthamkuzhy-Pettamukku road. Initial probe revealed no clues that would help identification. Forensic report was expected shortly, Mr. Jayachandran said.

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