Puri: A young woman was found dead in the Mangupada forest in the Jagdalpur area under the Delang police limits in Puri district on Wednesday morning.
Though the identity of the woman was yet to be ascertained, it was suspected that she was raped and then murdered as the body was found in a naked condition with hands tied and throat slit. Police started investigation into the incident.
A probe into suspicious death of the woman was led by SDPO Dillip Tripathy, DSP Jagannath Pradhan, forensic team and police dog after registering a case with number – 186/17.
“The victim’s body has been sent to Puri for autopsy and further investigation shall be done after getting the reports”, said an official.