Cuttack: The body of a woman was found in a rented house at Jagannath Vihar under Gopalpur area of Cuttack district on Tuesday night. The deceased has been identified as Prabhasini, a native of Nimapara in Puri district.
Reportedly, Prabhasini was running a beauty parlour in the house while her husband, a contractor by profession, frequently stays out of town.
Her body was discovered by the house owner when he had come to collect the rent. He later informed Cuttack Sadar police who rushed to the spot and sent her body for post-mortem.
Meanwhile, some locals and family members have alleged that she has been murdered. Her sister claimed that she has been strangulated to death. Police have launched a probe to ascertain the cause of death.