Udupi, Jul 10: A man who sent a death note by post after going missing from Baikady in Brahmavar two days ago, was found dead on Saturday, police said. His body was found floating in the Uppur river near Santhekatte.
According to police, locals saw Sridhar Mayya's (60) body and informed the police who later arrived sent it for post-mortem.
Mayya, who was residing near Kameshwar Temple in Baikady village, had left home on the evening of July 8 to Chikkamagaluru in connection with a court case. He had then told his daughter that he would return in four days.
After his departure, a registered letter reportedly written by him and addressed to the Temple President was received by the temple. In the letter he had said he was dejected in life due to health problems. He had also written that he himself was responsible for his death.
Later, his family members had lodged a complaint with the Brahmavar police.