Berhampur, Sept 18 (LocalWire): An undertrial died in the sub-jail at Kodala in Ganjam district today.
42-year-old Pankaj Das of Tiridi village was imprisoned 15 days ago for theft, sources said.
Jailor Bivendu Bhuyan said he was found unconscious in the morning.
He was immediately rushed to the local hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead. The body was sent for post-mortem at MKCG Medical College here.
Das was normal the previous night, Bhuyan said. ‘Though we suspect he might have died due to cardiac arrest, the exact cause of his death will be known only after autopsy,’ he said.