Bhubaneswar: A woman was found dead in a half-burnt state at Unit-9 under Saheed Nagar police limits in Odisha capital today.
The deceased woman has been identified as Chitralekha Patra.
According to reports, Niranjan Patra, the woman’s husband, found the charred body at the house after returning home following morning walk.
On being informed, Saheed Nagar police reached the spot, seized the body and sent it for post-mortem. Niranjan was detained by cops for questioning.
Till last reports came in, it was yet to be ascertained whether the woman committed suicide or she was murdered.