Kanpur: An unidentified body of a man was recovered from the lower Ganga canal in Kakwan area of Bilhaur. After the preliminary findings, it came to fore that the man was murdered elsewhere and later his body was thrown in the canal. Police have initiated an investigation to ascertain the identity of the man. The villagers, after coming across the dead body of a man floating in the lower Ganga canal near Gadeva village of Kakwan on Saturday morning informed the police. The cops rushed to the spot and launched an investigation to ascertain the identity of the deceased after retrieving the body from the canal. The deceased was wearing blue jeans and a yellow sweater. After failing to identify the deceased, the police sent the body for the post-mortem examination.