Barasat: The body of a dental science student was found in a housing complex at Barrackpore in North 24 Pargana district, police said.
Shweta Shaw, the final year student studying in a Haldia college had put up in a flat, owned by her father in a housing complex, along with a fellow male student yesterday, the police said.
Sensing something suspicious, the neighbours informed the police today who found her body lying on a bed.
The body bore some marks on the neck region, the police said.
Her friend was arrested and investigation was on.
Her parents who stay in Coochebehar have been informed.