The body of an unidentified woman was found at Baji Prabhu Deshpande Marg,opposite a vegetable market in Govandi at 6.30 am on Tuesday. Police said the woman is believed to be around 25 to 30 years and efforts are being made to ascertain the victims identity.
Police said the woman was wearing a burkha and salwar kameez.
R S Agarwal,senior inspector from Shivaji Nagar police said there was a minor injury mark on the back of the victims head . Since there are no signs of major physical assault or injury marks on the body,it is difficult to ascertain whether it is a murder or an accident. Hence we are yet to file a case, he said.
Meanwhile,the police have filed an accidental death report in the case for the time being.
Agarwal said the body has been sent for post-mortem to ascertain the exact cause of the death. We have distributed the victims photo to various cable networks,print and electronic media to ascertain her identity, Agarwal said. Police said the missing persons list from nearby areas are also being scrutinised.