Lakhimpur: A 16-year-old girl was found dead here under Maigalganj police station area, police said on Monday.
The girl was reported to be missing since February 6. Yesterday some villagers spotted her body lying buried under a mound of loose earth in a neighbour's house, Kheri SP Arvind Sen Yadav told PTI.
"When the body was found, blood was oozing out from her nose with no other injury marks, he said, adding it has been sent for post-mortem.
According to police, action will be taken only after the post-mortem.