The victim, a labourer, lived alone in her house in Nunnagar village in Saran district, about 50 km from here. She was raped and murdered late Wednesday night, Deputy Superintendent of Police Ravindra Kumar said.
"Her body was found when some labourers went to her house," he said, adding that the post-mortem report confirmed rape before murder.
"We suspect a fellow labourer to be behind the incident," he said.
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