The place where the body was found
Varkala: A charred body was found in the property of a private person here on Tuesday. The body was found on the compound of a private property behind Oottupura resort near Varkala helipad in the morning.
The locals noticed fire from the dried leaves and wastes present on the compound in the early hours. When they tried to put out the fire, the charred body was spotted. Following this, they informed police.
The police examined the body and found that it was of a man aged around 55 years. The person has not been identified yet. The body was shifted to Varkala government hospital. The police have initiated probe into the incident.