Police recovered the body of a woman from a carton near Dhaka Dental College in the capital on Thursday morning.
Details of the deceased, aged between 30 to 35, could not be known immediately.Locals spotted a carton wrapped with adhesive tape near the hospital and informed police station, Shafiqul Islam, inspector (investigation) of Bhasantek Police Station, said.
On information, police rushed to the spot and opened the carton and they found the body around 6:00am, he said.
Police suspected that she was strangulated to death and her body was left there last night, he added.
The SI also said that the body was sent to Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy.