Thane, Apr 28 UNI | 3 months ago

A 40-year-old woman was found dead in her house in Balkum locality of the city today.

Sunita Patil was a widow and used to live alone in the house after her husband's death some time back.

The body was found from her house on second floor of Motiram Smruti building at Balkum pada no 3 this morning, after one of the residents informed about the same, police said.

A police team reached the spot and examined the body and saw the marks on her neck, and a mobile charging wire was also wound around her neck, indicating that the woman had been strangled to death. However, nothing had been taken away from the house.

Police immidiately sent the body to the J J Hospital in Mumbai for postmortem.

A case of murder under Sections 302 and 201 of Indian Penal Code have been registered against unknown person in this connection,sources added.

(Posted on 28-04-2014)