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Updated on: Sunday, June 02, 2019, 12:07 AM IST

Unidentified body of woman found in Juhu area

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Mumbai: The unidentified body of a woman was found wrapped in a plastic sheet and dumped in Juhu Koliwada area of Santacruz (E), on Saturday morning. The woman had multiple injuries and is suspected to be pregnant, said a police official.

The Santacruz police was informed at around 7 am by a local person who saw the body lying on Sakaram Gavade Road. The spot is barely 100 metres away from the police chowky.  A police official said, “The woman is aged somewhere around 35 and her body was stuffed inside a plastic sheet, which was used as a gunny bag. Her hands were tied with a small rope. She also had several injury marks on her body. “The shoulder of the deceased was fractured and there was a deep shrapnel wound on her leg besides other internal injuries like a cut on her forehead and a deep injury on the back of her head”, said the police.

The police suspect that the woman is pregnant, but is waiting for the medical reports. A case of murder has been registered against an unknown person. “The woman was dressed in a red salwar kameez and has no gold ornaments. A pedestrian noticed the tied plastic sheet with blood oozing out of it and alerted a police constable,” said police inspector, Crime, Sudhir Kudalkar.

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 An autopsy was conducted at nearby Cooper Hospital and the police have confirmed that the murder has taken place within the last 12 hours.

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Published on: Sunday, December 09, 2012, 12:02 AM IST
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