Thane: A 47-year-old man staying in Greenwood Society at Ghodbunder Road in Thane (West) was found dead inside the room on Wednesday, July 6.
Local firemen got a call around 8.45 pm on Wednesday from the neighbour of the man, informing that the latter's house, located in a residential society on Ghodbunder Road, was locked and a foul smell was coming from it, Thane Municipal Corporation's regional disaster management cell chief Avinash Sawant said.
The firemen rushed to the spot, broke open the main door of house and found the decomposed body of the man, Satishkumar Krishna Pillai, lying inside, he said.
The body was later sent for postmortem and a case of accidental death was registered, an official from Kasarwadavali police station said.
Avinash Sawant, Regional Disaster Management Cell (RDMC) chief said, "At around 8:48pm on Wednesday, July 6 we received a complaint in the disaster management room that near A.P Shah College, Anandnagar in Ghodbunder Road at Thane (West) the door of room no. 403 in Greenwood Society is locked and one person is trapped inside.
"Soon after receiving the complaint we informed it to Kasarwadwali police station and Fire Brigade personnel. Both Kasarwadwali police personnel and fire brigade personnel reached the spot along with one rescue vehicle and one ambulance."
Sawant further added, " When the fire brigade personnel opened the door of room no 403 in Greenwood Society in Ghodbunder Road at Thane West they found dead body of Satish Kumar Krishna Pillay (47).
"The fire brigade personnel handed the body of Satish Pillay to the Kasarwadwali police station and from there his body was sent to the district government hospital at Thane for autopsy. "