A senior citizen was found dead in Nethravati river near Adamkudru in the city here in a suspected case of suicide, police said.
The deceased was identified as Vishwanatha (65), a retired bank employee. He had left his home on Sunday morning, telling family members that he was going to get his blood pressure checked.
The family registered a missing complaint with the police on Sunday evening after their enquiries turned futile.
Police, with the help of locals, conducted a search in the river and his body was recovered late in the night.
It is suspected that the man ended his life by jumping into the river, they said.