Kottayam: The burnt body of a woman was found in the shrubs near the cancer ward of Kottayam Medical College Hospital here on Saturday afternoon.
The body is weeks-old and the deceased has not been identified. It was first spotted by hospital staff, who alerted the police.
A foul smell emanating from the body filled area. Earlier, the spot where the body was found used to dump wastes.
During an inspection, the police found a cardboard box near the body. The officials assume that the body was brought to the spot in the cardboard box.
The Gandhi Nagar police have registered a case and are investgating.