A 13-year-old girl was found dead at her house at Haliashohor in Chattogram on Sunday, said police.
Mostafizur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Haliashohor Police Station, said the girl was living with her parents.
Her father first spotted the body lying in bed at night.
On information, police recovered the body and sent it to a local hospital around 10 pm, said OC.
The body bore injury marks. Police suspect that the girl was strangulated after rape.
Alamgir Hossain, a tenant of the same building, who used to live there with his wife, has been missing since the incident. Police suspect he might have gone into hiding.
The father of the deceased lodged a complaint with Haliashohor Police on Monday.
Source: United News of Bangladesh