KANNUR: The body of a woman was found in an open well on the premises of her house at Peringome, near Payyannur, on Friday.
The police identified the deceased as Thankamma, 50, who had been living alone in the house located behind the Central Reserve Police Force Training Camp situated at Peringome. The police said the house was found locked from outside.
The badly decomposed body was found floating in the well by local people at around noon when they searched the area to find the source of a foul smell.
The police also said that a few blood stains were found near the well.