A man allegedly killed his second wife at Gadadharpur village under the Athmallik police station in the district and fled with the first wife on Monday.
According to reports, one Sesha Kudei of the village hacked his second wife Raseshwari with a sharp weapon to death at the backyard of his house.
He attacked the deceased suspecting her fidelity and later absconded with his first wife, locals said.
On being informed by neighbours, police reached the village, recovered the body and sent it for postmortem. Cops have launched a manhunt to apprehend the accused.