Beltangady: The body of a woman in a semi-decomposed state was found at the third curve on Charmadi ghat on Saturday.
It was of Sushilamma (38) of Channagiri of Davanagere district. She had been put to death by her own younger brother Mallesh. He and two others has been arrested by the police in this connection.
During interrogation, he had confessed to having murdered her after a dispute over property and dumped the body on Charmadi ghat. The Channagiri police arrived here on Saturday along with Mallesh and made a search with the assistance of the local police.
The body, which is suspected to have been lying there for ten days, was shifted to Wenlock hospital in Mangaluru for an autopsy.