Rairangpur, Mar 9: A youth hacked a woman of his village to death with an axe in Roadsahi village under Jamda police limits in Mayurbhanj district today.
The deceased has been identified as Mechas Singh.
According to reports, the accused, Debendra Nayak had an altercation with the deceased woman. Soon, the altercation turned ugly and he started attacking her with an axe.
The woman died on the spot.
Later, the accused surrendered himself at Jamda police station with the axe used in the crime.
Police have launched a probe into the matter sending the body for post-mortem.