Udala, Mar 27: An old woman got slashed to death in Nachhipur village under Kaptipada police limit in Mayurbhanj today.
The victim has been identified as Pulanani Rout.
Kaptipada police recovered the blood stained body from the house of the woman on Saturday morning.
She is suspected to be killed over past enmity. Investigation is on to trace the miscreants and the mystery behind the murder, said the investigating police officer.