Jharsuguda: A man allegedly killed his wife by crushing her head with a stone at Bhatlama village under Kumbharabandha police limits in Jharsuguda district last night.
The body of the deceased identified as Sunita Turia has been seized by police. The accused husband Ashok Dandasena has been detained and being questioned.
According to reports, a verbal duel ensured between the couple over some trivial issues. The verbal duel turned violent when husband attacked his wife with a stone. Profusely bleeding Sunita died on the spot. Accused husband was captured by locals and handed over to police.
The matter came to light after some locals spotted the body lying on the road and informed the police.
Further investigation is underway, police said.