Balianta, April 15: An elderly woman died by drowning in Kushabhadra River at Jogisahi village under Balianta police limits in Khordha district on Wednesday.
The deceased has been identified as Radhamani Parida of Kakarudrapur village.
According to reports, the woman had gone to her daughter’s place in Benupur village. The woman was attempting to cross the river when he slipped into the water and drowned in the evening.
On being informed the police reached the spot and pulled out the body.
The body was sent to for post-mortem, said a police officer.