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Partially burnt body of man found

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Body of man found



A 49-year-old man, C. Ravichandran, was found murdered with his body partially burnt inside his locked house in Nagamalai Pudukottai on Wednesday.

The police suspect that the assailants could have attacked the man and immobilised him before setting him on fire.

The police said that the body was burnt with bedsheet and pillows in the house on Mela Kuyilkudi Main Road. Neighbours had not heard or found anything amiss on Tuesday night, the police said. The incident came to light only in the early hours of Wednesday.

The police said that while the main door, grille gate were locked from outside, the rear door was just shut.

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