Bithika Samaddar, 27, was found hanging at her in-laws’ house in Behala on Sunday morning.
No suicide note was found.“The cause of death can be ascertained only after we receive the post-mortem report,” said an officer of Behala police station.
The police said Bithika got married to Babua Samaddar, a resident of Shyamsundarpalli, in Behala, four years ago.
“She was living with her in-laws. She gave birth to a daughter two years ago,” said the officer.
“When Babua woke up on Sunday morning, he did not find his wife in the room. Another room in the house was found locked from the inside. The family members broke open the door and saw Bithika hanging from the ceiling,” said an officer.
“A case of unnatural death has been lodged,” said South 24-Parganas police superintendent Praveen Kumar.