Woman found dead in lodge

CHENNAI, MARCH 11. A woman aged around 30 years was found dead in a lodge in Koyambedu on Thursday.

The Thirumangalam police, who are investigating the crime, said hotel employees found the woman's body lying in the room, suspectedto be strangulated. Her companion, whose name has been entered in the hotel records as V. Kumar from Secunderabad, is reportedly missing. Investigators suspect that the man could have been her husband.

A police team left Chennai for Andhra Pradesh to track down the person.