A rickshaw puller was found hanging in Panpara area of Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka, on Saturday morning.
The details of the deceased could not be known immediately.
Savar police officer-in-charge Mohsinul Kadir said local people spotted the hanging body of the rickshaw puller at his rented house in the morning and informed police.
Police recovered the body and sent it to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital for an autopsy.
A case was lodged with the police station in this connection, said the police official.