The deceased has been identified as Diptimayee Jena.
It has been learnt that, Diptimayee and her husband Arun, who worked as teachers in a school in Korei area, used to have domestic quarrel in regular intervals. However, having a verbal altercation over certain issue yesterday night Arun lost his cool and decided to eliminate his wife.
This morning, while Diptimayee was performing puja at her home Arun took out a blunt iron object and hit him in the head.
While some neighbours rushed the victim to Korei Community Health Centre (CHC) for treatment in critical condition she died under treatment.
Police have arrested the accused husband of late and launched an investigation into the case.