Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) A young man’s battered body was found on Wednesday in West Bengal’s Howrah district.
The body was found lying near a park in Bantra police station area by morning walkers.
“The face and head of the body have been badly smashed, the identity of the victim is yet to be established,” said a police officer.
The discovery of a blood stained heavy stone near the body has created a panic among the locals who fear the return of the stoneman, an unidentified serial killer who murdered over a dozen people in Kolkata during 1989.
“I have read about the stoneman killings. The killing has been done in the similar fashion,” said one of the locals.