Missing TCS employee found dead, police suspect murder

Chennai, Feb 22: The Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) woman employee, who went missing last week and was later found dead, could have been murdered, said police on Saturday.

Police are investigating the suspected murder of Uma Maheshwari as the post-mortem report revealed a deep wound, said a police officer. [Updates]

Maheshwari, 24, was reported missing since Feb 13 evening after she left office. A body, later found in a bush by passers-by, was identified as hers.

Police recovered the decomposed body after being alerted by passers-by

According to the company, she was employed in the accounts section for the past one year and was liked by her colleagues.

Uma's decomposed body was traced after passers-by alerted the police after getting a strong smell emanating from behind a bush in a desolate place near the office complex. Uma went missing since February 13 after she left the office at IT Park at Siruseri, 20 km from Chennai.

Police then recovered the body and summoned Uma's colleagues and father to identify the body since a missing person complaint was filed by the TCS.


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