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Semi-naked body of woman, raped and murdered, found in MP forest: Police

Shahdol SP Kumar Saurabh said the body of the woman, who appeared to be in her early twenties was found with her throat slit with a sharp object in the forest area of Deoland on Monday.

bhopal Updated: May 08, 2019 10:34 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal
Police said that according to the short post mortem report, the woman was likely to have been murdered around six to eight hours before she was found.
Police said that according to the short post mortem report, the woman was likely to have been murdered around six to eight hours before she was found.(AFP File )
         

Body of a semi-naked woman who was raped and then murdered, was recovered from a forest in Shahdol district, situated some 400 km east of Bhopal, police said.

Shahdol SP Kumar Saurabh said the body of the woman, who appeared to be in her early twenties was found with her throat slit with a sharp object in the forest area of Deoland on Monday. Her identity is yet to be ascertained.

Police said their first step would be to establish the identity of the woman and apart from contacting local areas, they have informed nearby districts to cross check from list of missing persons.

Police said that according to the short post mortem report, the woman was likely to have been murdered around six to eight hours before she was found.

First Published: May 08, 2019 10:34 IST