Malappuram | Wayanad DMO Do. P.V. Sashidharan was found dead in his clinic in Mudikod, near Panthalloor ,in Malappuram.
Mananthavady police, who have been searching for the district medical chief based on a complaint by Deputy DMO, said he was found hanging Tuesday, reports said.
A suicide note was found near the body. The reason behind the suicide is not known.
There was information that Do. Sashidharan had left from his residence in Panthalloor Monday for Wayanad by bus.