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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Nayagarh, Jan 29:

A day after four bodies including a beheaded body of a woman was found in Balasore, a decapitated body of an unidentified woman was found near Kamei bridge under Kantilo in Odisha’s Nayagarh district this morning.

According to reports, the half-charred body of an unidentified woman was found from a field lying in a pool of blood. Kid’s garment, diaper, feeding bottle and knife were also found near the beheaded body.

Preliminary investigations revealed that the woman in her late 20s has been brutally murdered, face battered and then burnt to make it difficult for the investigators to identify the deceased. The body bore multiple stabbing marks too.

On being informed, officials of Fategarh police station rushed to the spot and recovered the body. The body was sent for post mortem.

Police have recovered a knife and a hammer from the crime scene. Scientific team and dog squad were rushed to the spot to get leads in the investigation, reports added.

The body was found a stone’s throw away from Mahanadi river. The whereabouts of the child was not known.

The crime spot comes under Khandapada police limits.