The body of an unidentified 55-year-old man was found in a sewage canal on Wednesday evening. Jolarpet police said the body was highly decomposed state.

According to police, onlookers found the body in the canal located at Samiyarkottai on Tirupattur to Pudupettai Road on Wednesday evening and complained to the Village Administrative Officer of Jolarpet, who in turn lodged a complaint at Jolarpet police station on Thursday.

Police said the body could have been lying in the canal for 10 to 15 days and was highly decomposed.

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