Kanpur: The defaced body of an Irish national was found besides the railway track at Chandari station near Kanpur.
The deceased has been identified as Ivan Mainwaring.
According to the police, the death seems to be a case of being involved in a railway accident.
"It seemed that Mainwaring died after falling off a moving train," Mahadev, the Government Railway Police (GRP) Inspector of Chandari railway station, said.
"We can only ascertain his native country from his passport. The passport says he is British. He must have been around 56 years, his passport mentions his date of birth as 20th September 1958," he added.
The matter is being investigated further.