Shahjahanpur, September 22: A half-naked body of an unidentified middle-aged woman was found near the Delhi-Lucknow National Highway in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur district. Her missing clothes indicated possible sexual assault and murder. Shahjahanpur SSP Ashok Kumar Meena said: "We are trying to identify the victim and her pictures have been shared across nearby police stations. Uttar Pradesh Shocker: Dalit Youth Forced To Lick Another Man's Slipper, Do Squats Following Altercation in Sonbhadra, Accused Arrested (Watch Video).

The autopsy report is expected to be crucial in the case." A member of the team that conducted the autopsy, said: "Tests are being done to ascertain the possibility of sexual assault. The cause of death was a neck injury from a sharp weapon." The official said: "There is a possibility she was murdered elsewhere, and her body dumped near the highway."

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