A woman was shot dead in Shamli district, police said in Muzaffarnagar today.
A bullet-ridled body of the victim, in her 20s was found yesterday and sent for postmortem.
The body has not yet been identified.
Police suspect that the woman was first raped and then murdered.
In another incident, a married woman Pinki was strangulated to death by her husband Yogesh Kumar and her in-law at Kannaheri village last evening.
The victim's father Karan Singh in his report has alleged that Pinki's husband and his family members were demanding dowry for past some time.
The victim's husband has been arrested while four other family members were absconding.