Ramban, Dec 25: A 24-year-old man was found hanging from the ceiling at his house in Chanderkote on Tuesday afternoon, Jammu and Kashmir police said.
The police identified the man was Shafiqual Rehman, son of Khursheed Ahmed.
"On Tuesday afternoon, Rehman's family members found his body with a rope tied around his neck, hanging from the ceiling. They immediately shifted him to the district hospital Ramban, where the doctors declared him as brought dead," a police officer said.
After conducting postmortem and other legal formalities at district hospital Ramban, the body of the deceased youth was handed over to his family members for conducting last rites, the officer said.
Station house officer, Chanderkote police station, inspector Abid Shah told Greater Kashmir, "Inquest proceedings, under 174CrPc, have been initiated to ascertain the real cause behind the mysterious death.