A youth, who had been missing for four-days, was found dead at Charshah Purbosayedpur in Laxmipur Sadar upazila on Friday morning.
The deceased was identified as Meheraj Hossain, son of Shahjahan of Hugly village of Noakhali.
Family members said that Meheraj went to Daserhat in Sadar upazila on February 25 and had been missing since. He was abducted by miscreants who demanded ransom.
His brother Mahabub filed a complaint with Sudharam police the next day.
Locals spotted Meheraj’s bloated body floating in the waterland and informed police.
The body was sent to Sadar Hospital for an autopsy, said Md Abul Kalam Azad, officer-in-charge of Chandraganj Model Police Station..