A 38-year-old man died after he suffered epileptic fits and fell into a canal near Tirupparankundram on Saturday night. According to police, Ravi (38) of Om Shakthi Nagar had gone to Panangulam canal near his house around 11 p.m. He is alleged to have had fits and fell into the canal. The incident came to light on Sunday morning when the villagers saw him lying dead in the canal and informed his father, Manuel. The Tirupparankundram police have registered a case and are investigating.