The body of a woman was recovered from a iron box found floating in the Gurgaon canal on Sunday, police said.
The deceased is yet to be identified.
Police said some villagers spotted an iron box floating in the Gurgaon canal and alerted the local police.
The police took out the box and found the body of a 30-year-old woman inside.
"The body bore injury marks on the neck and it seems that the victim had been strangulated to death and dumped in the canal," a police officer said.
The body has been kept in the mortuary of Badshah Khan hospital in Faridabad.