A young woman tourist was found dead with stabbing wounds in a room at a star hotel in Arpora village of North Goa on Saturday.
The victim, identified as Alka Saini (25), hails from Himachal Pradesh. She had checked into the hotel on April 20, along with her boyfriend, sources in the police said. The boyfriend was found missing.
Local Police Inspector Navlesh Desai told The Hindu that they got the communication about the death from hotel management at around 5 pm.
The police found stabbing marks on her neck. Her body was found by hotel maintenance staff after they entered the room for cleaning on Saturday, sources in Anjuna police station said.
The body has been sent to the State-run Goa Medical College in Bamobilm near Panaji for post mortem.
A case of murder has been registered by Anjuna police. Police sources said that after going through the CCTV cameras, police parties have been dispatched to look for the suspects.
All bus stations, railway stations, airport, and border checkpoints have been alerted by the police.