Puri: The body of an unknown woman was found lying in the Shukala-Nadakhanda distributory drain near Teishpur Chhak along the Bhubaneswar-Puri NH-316.
The body was noticed by the locals today in the morning following which they intimated the Pipili police station (PS).
Satashankha Police Out Post (OP) in-charge first rushed to the spot and initiated investigation and soon after the Pipili counterpart joined.
While the identity of the deceased had not been ascertained till the filing of the story, murder is suspected.
The police have intensified the investigation.