Baripada: Decomposed body of a girl was found in a semi-naked state at a forest under Gorumahisani police limits in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district, today.
Though the identity of the deceased was yet to be ascertained till last reports came in, it is being suspected that she was raped and murdered.
The body was initially spotted by some Forest Department officials, who informed the police about the incident. Cops have recovered the body, sent it for post-mortem and started investigation.
A scientific team will arrive at the spot tomorrow for further probe, a police official said, adding that efforts are on to ascertain the circumstances under which she died.