Police recovered the body of an unidentified woman from Sakhipur forest area of Tangail yesterday.
Locals saw the body of the woman, aged about 30, with a scarf tied to her neck at Noyapara Pashchimpara Arambagh under Kakrajan union in the morning and informed the police.
A team from Sakhipur Police Station went to the spot, recovered the body and sent it to Tangail General Hospital for autopsy.
Surat Hal (first inquest) report of the body and preliminary investigation suggest that the woman was strangled to death at another place and later the body was dumped there, said Amir Hossain, officer in charge of the police station.
Investigation was going on and police were trying to find out identity of the woman, he added.