A woman and her son were found dead at their house at Bashila Uttarpara of Naldanga upazila in Natore on Wednesday morning.
The deceased were identified as Halima Akter, 25, wife of Mahamul Islam Munna, and their two-year-old son Abdullah. Munna works at a readymade garment factory in Dhaka.
Local people found the door of their house locked from outside in the morning and found Halima’s body lying inside the house.
‘Halima was strangled to death and Abdullah’s body was recovered from a pond near the house,’ said Shafiqur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Naldanga police station.
The police suspect that miscreants murdered the two sometime at night, the OC said, adding that the motive behind the killing could not be known immediately.
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