Guwahati: The body of a model, who was apparently strangled to death, was found in her apartment in the state capital on Wednesday.
The model, Sweety Baruah, was not killed by someone unknown to her, DCP (Central) Amitava Sinha said.
One male person was with her till late last night and is at present absconding, Sinha said adding the victim's sister was sleeping in the next room.
"Preliminary investigations reveal that it is a case of strangulation. However, we are waiting for post mortem report for the exact cause of the death," he said.
The DCP said help from CID and forensic experts have been taken to crack the case as soon as possible.