A 32-year-old man was found dead in Wangat forest area of Kangan on Friday in district Ganderbal.
The deceased, identified as Zakir Ahmad Sheikh, son of Abdul Rashid Sheikh, was missing from his home since Thursday morning.
Reports said that Sheikh had left his home on Thursday morning to collect firewood from the forest in his locality.
During the search by relatives and family, Sheikh’s body was found on today morning in the forest area of Wangat Kangan.
Meanwhile, the police have recorded the statements of the family members and investigations have been taken up.