Half-charred body of woman recovered in Khurda
Khurda: The half-charred body of an unidentified woman was found lying in a garden at Saranai on National Highway 15 in Khurda district on Saturday.
According to sources, some locals spotted the half-burnt body this morning and alerted the police. On intimation, police rushed to the spot and seized the body.
Prima facie it appears that the woman was murdered and later set on fire by burning tyres. The body has been seized and sent to a local hospital for post-mortem, the police said.
The identity of the deceased woman was not known immediately as the upper part of the body was completely burnt, police said adding that a probe has been initiated into the incident.