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Palghar: Woman's body found near Mharambal Pada jetty

12:34 PM Nov 28, 2021 | PTI

The body of an unidentified woman was found floating in the Arabian Sea waters near an under-construction jetty at Virar in Maharashtra's Palghar district, police said on Sunday.

Some locals on Saturday evening spotted the highly decomposed body, with a stone tied to the neck, near the Mharambal Pada jetty and alerted the police, an official from Arnala Sagri police station said.

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The police later reached the spot and sent the body to a government hospital for postmortem, he said.

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The official said they suspect that the woman, aged 30 to 35 years, was killed three-four days back and the body was dumped in the waters.

The police are conducting a probe into the case and waiting for the autopsy report, he added.

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