The dead body of a contractor was recovered from his East Dashra residence in Manikganj town on Thursday night.
The deceased is Nurul Islam (58), son of Mahtab Uddin of Saturia upazila.
Habibullah Sarkar, Officer-in-Charge of Sadar Police Station, said that locals informed police as bad odour was spreading from the house of Nurul Islam.
Later, police broke into the house at around 7 pm and found the body of Nurul Islam, lying on the bed.
The body has been sent to sadar hospital morgue for autopsy.