A woman and her son were strangled to death by unidentified miscreants at Sonaikandi village of Rifayetpur union under Daulatpur upazila in Kushtia on Monday morning.
The deceased were identified as Sanoara Khatun, 49, daughter of Abdul Khalek and her son Raj, 9, of the area.Jamirul Islam Babu, chairman of Rifayetpur Union Parishad, said that locals spotted the bodies on the floor in their house in the morning and informed police.
Later, police recovered the bodies at 10:30 am on information.
Confirming the news, S M Arifur Rahman, officer-in-charge (OC) of Daulatpur Police Station, said it is still not clear whether the woman and son were killed or committed suicide. But the matter is being investigated.