A wild elephant was found dead in Jhinaigati upazila of Sherpur on Saturday night.
According to the locals, a herd of 30-35 elephants came down from their nearby hill destroyed the crops, houses in the morning.
Later, they went off in the night, but one elephant was found dead.
However, it is not still sure what happened to the elephant but it is suspected that the agitated locals might kill him.
Earlier, two people, including a woman, were killed in an elephant attack in the district last week.