8 persons detained after man found murdered in Chennai

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Chennai: The body of an unidentified man has been found in an empty plot on 100 Feet Road, Koyambedu.

According to the police, the body was found this morning by passersby-who informed them.

The police arrived at the spot and recovered the body of a man probably aged around 30, wearing a vest and shorts.

The police said he was killed after being hit on the head with a stone. It is suspected that the man worked as a labourer at Koyambedu fruit and vegetable market.

The police sent the body for post-mortem to the Government Kilpauk Hospital.

The Koyambedu police have registered a case and are conducting further inquiries after detaining eight persons.

NT Bureau