An 85-year-old woman was murdered at her residence on Goluruvari Veedhi at Ramakrishnaraopeta here in the early hours of Saturday. The victim was identified as Polikonda Santhamma and the police suspected that it could be a murder for gain. According to the police, Santhamma had six daughters who were settled in different cities. She was residing alone in a rented house. In the early hours of Saturday, one of her daughters called the house owners stating that Santhamma was not attending the phone calls. The house owners rushed to Santhamma’s portion and saw her body in a pool of blood. The house was ransacked and the almirah broke opened. The police found stabs on the body of Santamma. The body was sent to the mortuary in the GGH . A case was registered and investigation was on.