SRINAGAR: Body of a 90-year-old person from Karnah Tanghdar was found inside Sub-District Hospital Kupwara on Wednesday morning.
SHO Bazaar Post, Nazir Ahmad told news agency GNS that the nonagenarian is believed to have entered the health facility to take shelter amid prevailing chill on preceding night.
“However the body was found at the health facility by attendants of other patients this morning,” the official said adding that “the cause of death is likely because of prevailing chilly weather conditions.”
Identifying the deceased as Raj Mohammed Ghorsi son of Kaloo Ghorsi residence Amrohi, Karnah, the official said that the body lies with the police and will be sent to his actual residence after the conduct of medico-legal formalities.
“We have recovered an amount of rupees seventy-thousand from the possession of the deceased man”, the official added.