The body of an unidentified woman was found in the Gonga-Kapotakkho main channel of Bheramara upazila in Kushtia on Wednesday.
The identity of the deceased, age about 23, could not be known immediately, police officials said.
Bheramara police station sub-inspector Monir said that local people found an uncovered body floating on the water of the channel and the police was informed.
Police sent the body to Kushtia General Hospital morgue for a post-mortem examination.
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