Mayurbhanj:  A woman was allegedly killed by her son at Taruan Puranasahi under Karanjia police station in the district on early this morning.

The deceased has been identified as Alomani Patra and the killer son as Makara Patra.

According to reports, the mother son duo had a quarrel, however their fight escalated and in a fit of rage he strangled her to death.

Makara allegedly burnt his mother’s body after killing her to indicate that she had committed suicide.

Though the exact cause of the death is not known yet, it is being suspected that the family feud may be the reason behind the heinous crime.

Meanwhile, Karanjia police have arrested the killer son and are interrogating him.