The deceased was Fatema Akhter, 18, wife of Majnu Miah, hailing from Madarganj upazila in Jamalpur district.
Mohasinul Kadir, officer-in-charge of Ashulia police station, said Fatema along with her husband had been living in a rented house owned by Monir Hossain in Paschimpara of the area for the last one month.
As Fatema was not coming out of her room even it was 10 am, neighbours went to the room and found its door open.
Later, they entered the room only to see her lying slaughtered on the floor.
On information, police recovered the body and sent it to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for autopsy.
Fatema’s husband went into hiding after the incident.