The body was sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for autopsy
Police on Tuesday recovered the beheaded body of a youth from Nandipara of Khilgaon in the capital.
Police are yet to find the severed head.
Assistant Commissioner (AC) Zulfkar Ali of Khilgaon zone said they suspect the youth might have been killed at some other place two days ago.
Later on, the dead body was dumped near a house in Nandipara, he added.
The AC said the body had already started decomposing.
Police have taken fingerprints of the unidentified youth wearing a black trouser, between 30-35 years in age.
The body was sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for autopsy.