An unidentified woman was found dead at Kotwalir char in Madhabdi upazila on Tuesday morning.
Locals spotted the body of a woman, aged around 40, lying on the ground at Kotwalir Char in the morning and informed police, said Ilius Miah, officer-in-charge of Madhabdi Police Station.
Later, police rushed to the spot and recovered the body around 10am.
The woman might have been strangled to death by assailants, he added.
The victim may be a textile mills worker as a tiffin carrier was found beside the body, said the OC.unb