A housewife was killed and raped by miscreants at Deora village in Akkelpur upazila early Sunday.
The deceased was identified as Aroti Rani, 27, wife of Ujjal Chandra, a resident of the village.
Sirajul Islam, officer-in-charge of Akkelpur Police Station, said Aroti did not return to the house after going out to respond to a call of nature around 10pm.
After a frantic search, family members found her critically injured at a paddy field near the house around 4am.
Later, she died on the way to hospital.
On information police recovered the body.
She might have been killed after rape, added the OC.