Odisha Sun Times Crime Bureau
Jajpur, Mar 1:
In what is suspected to be a case of sexual assault and murder, the body of a 25-year-old woman from Vyas Nagar in Jajpur district has been recovered, police said Saturday.
SDPO Jajpur Road, J K Das said the recovered body had no clothes but a saree in three-four folds was clinging around her neck, suggesting she could have been strangled to death after being sexually assaulted.
The body bore injury marks, he said.
Das said while the autopsy report was awaited, the body condition indicated that the woman was sexually assaulted before being murdered.
The woman has been identified as a resident of nearby Rampas village who was living with her mother. She had gone missing after she left home to visit a nearby market on Thursday, he said.