Puttur: The male body was found near the bridge in river Netravati at Uppinangady on Friday evening.
His clothes were found on the bank of the river, hence it is suspected to be a case of accidental fall into the water.
The police were informed and in their presence the body was taken out. He was identified as Santosh aka Santu (32) who was a daily wage-earner around the place.
The Uppinangady police have registered a case.