Dead body of naked woman found in Goa

Panaji, Jan 17 (IANS) A dead body of a young woman was Thursday found stripped naked, her head smashed, in Goa's Assagao jungles, police said, adding they suspect she was raped also.

The woman, whose head was battered beyond recognition, is believed to be in her early 20s. The Assagao jungle is 20 km from here.

Police are on the lookout for a youth called Ranjit Tuenkar in connection with the death as he was last seen with the girl Thursday evening.