Police recovered the throat-slit body of a college student from her home in Khuliatula area of Sylhet on Sunday afternoon.
The deceased was Sonia Begum, 18, daughter of Selim Mia of Sylhet’s Zakiganj upazila and a student of Dakshin Surma Degree College.
Azbahar Ali Sheikh, additional deputy commissioner (north) of Sylhet Metropolitan Police, said Sonia was living with her family in the Nilima Residential area.
Quoting to the family members he said father of the victim went to hospital for treatment on Sunday morning. Later, the family members also left for the hospital leaving Sonia, her daughter-in-law and cousin of the victim Sajib Ahmed at home, he added.
Family members found the throat-slit body of Sonia lying on the floor when they returned home on Sunday afternoon.
Officer-in-Charge Mohammad Ali Mahmud of SMP Kotwali Police station said they recovered the body and sent it to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital for autopsy.
Detailed could be known after the investigation. He said father of the victim suspected that Sajib had killed his daughter.