VISAKHAPATNAM: Mystery shrouded the death of a 35-year-old man, whose body was found in a well near the farm lands at Anthakapalli village in Sabbavaram mandal Sunday morning. The deceased, S Konda Babu, was on the run since August 22 after trying to kill his wife.
According to the police, Konda Babu was a daily wage labourer and used to harass his wife every day in an inebriated condition. The couple have two children.
On August 22, he tried to kill her but she escaped with minor injuries. After this, Konda Babu fled the scene and stayed in a lodge.
On Sunday, the locals found him lying dead in the well and alerted the cops who fished out the body and sent it for post-mortem. The police registered a case and are investigating.