A 35-year-old woman was beheaded by unidentified persons near Dimna lake in East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand, police said Wednesday.
A police team rushed to the spot and recovered the nude body, sources said, adding that the possibility of rape before murder could not be ruled out.
The identity of the woman could not be established.
The body has been sent for post-mortem and investigation is on to nab the culprits, police said
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