Sonepur: A woman was found dead with her throat slit at the backyard of her house at Ichapur Raipalli village in Sonepur district on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Laxmi Barik (50).
If sources are to be believed, the woman was busy in washing utensils at the backyard of her house this morning when an unidentified miscreant slit her throat with a sharp weapon resulting in her death on the spot.
Later, some neighbours spotted the woman lying in a pool of blood. On intimation, police reached the spot and sent the body to a local hospital for post-mortem.
Meanwhile, the police have launched a probe into the matter.