A female quarry worker was found dead in the Surma river in Wagekhali area of Sunamganj municipality on Friday afternoon.
The deceased was identified as Shabana Begum, 25, wife of Azizur Rahman, a resident of Rubber Bari village of Laxmanshri union of the upazila.
Locals spotted her body in the river around 3pm and informed police.
Later a team of police led by Pabitra Kumar Sinha, sub-inspector of Sadar Model Police Station, went to the spot and recovered the body with the help of locals.
The body was sent to Sadar Hospital morgue for an autopsy.
Md Harun-ur Rashid Chowdhury, officer-in-charge of the police station, said Shabana went missing as a stone-laden boat capsized in the river on October 12.