New Delhi: A woman’s body was found from a room of a hotel on Wednesday evening in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Also Read - Uttar Pradesh: Major Fire Breaks Out at Chemical Factory in Meerut, 6 Fire Tenders on Spot

Chetganj Circle Officer Ankita Singh told news agency ANI, “According to register at the hotel, she was a student at BHU & came to meet her cousin. Prima facie, the reason of death was poison.” Also Read - Noida: Decomposed Body of 10-year-old Boy Found at Construction Site Days After he Went Missing

The victim’s body was found at Parad Kothi Hotel, opposite Varanasi railway station. She had arrived at the hotel with a man named Ameesh Tiwari. Ameesh has been absconding since the incident.

An investigation is underway.