Tiruvarur: An accused in a robbery case was found dead hanging at Tirupatthur Village in the district today, police said.
Police said they were searching for Arunachalam, who had allegedly tried to snatch the chain of a woman at Kottur on Wednesday.
He fled the scene as the woman raised an alarm. On a complaint from the woman, police registered a case and were looking for him.
In the meanwhile Arunachalam was found dead hanging in the backyard of a house at Tiruppathur.