Police have detained a 50-year -old man after he walked into the Barrackpore Police Station claiming he had murdered a woman identified as Tricia Allison Ramsaran, aged 37.
The victim is said to be his close relative.
Homicide officers are still at his home where Ramsaran’s nude body was found.
Preliminary reports states that around 8.40 am the man walked into the police station and told the officers he had just killed Ramsaran and left her body behind the house.
Officers went to his home and found her body under a sheet at the back of the house.
Neighbours said the victim and the suspect had been having domestic problems and he would become violent when he drank alcohol.
The body was removed a short while ago to be taken to the Forensic Science Centre for an autopsy. Visiting the scene were Senior Supt Wayne Mohammed, ASP Ali Mohammed, Insp Jones, Sgts Victor and Haitool and other officers from the Homicide Bureau Region 3 and Barrackpore Police Station.