A 45-year-old woman was found dead inside her rented accommodation in Rajapur Village in Prashant Vihar area, police said on Saturday. Sonia's throat was slit with a sharp-edged object, police said, adding that the incident took place on Friday. The woman's 16-year-old son Deepak Kumar had gone to the park in the evening and upon returning at around 7 pm, he found his mother lying dead on the bed.
He informed the police and his neighbours, a senior police officer said.
“A case has been registered under relevant sections at Prashant Vihar Police Station and the investigation has been initiated,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (Rohini) P K Mishra said.
The woman used to live with her son in the rented accommodation while her husband, who works at a factory in Karnal, Haryana, has reached Delhi, the officer said.
The body was sent to Baba Saheb Ambedkar Hospital for the post-mortem and no sign of sexual assault was found on the body, police said.
Two mobile phones are missing from the house, police added.