Mayurbhanj: The decapitated body of a woman was found at Patulidihi village under Karanjia police limits in Mayurbhanj district on Saturday.
The deceased has been identified as Jiramani Soy, a widow of two men — Surasingh Soy and Rasanand Soy — of the same locality. Jiramani is survived by four children.
According to sources, some locals spotted the headless body of Jiramanu on the outskirts of the village this morning and alerted the same to the police. On intimation, police reached the spot and seized the body for post-mortem.
Police have registered a case of murder, under relevant Section of the IPC, and initiated a probe. The motive behind the crime would be known after investigation, the sources in the police said.