Mayurbhanj: The body of an elderly woman was recovered today morning from the house she was staying alone while her son has alleged it to be a murder since her face has injury marks.
The incident took place at Beladiha village under the Kaptipada police station (PS) limits.
The deceased has been identified as 70-year-old Sarama Sethi. She was staying alone and was eking out a living as a domestic help in the houses there.
When the locals noticed the door of her house shut for the last two days, they immediately informed her son living in Kaptipada. After reaching there, he intimated the Kaptipada PS. After registering his FIR, police rushed to the spot and recovered the body from the house. She was found lying near the LPG cylinder.
Seizing the body and sending it for autopsy, the police have intensified investigation to ascertain the cause of death.