The body of an elderly woman was recovered from her residence at Paikpara in north Kolkata on Wednesday. The elderly woman was killed allegedly in a robbery attempt. The victim has been identified as Phulrenu Chowdhury (68),a retired bank employee. She had been staying alone in the house for the last four years,said police. A murder complaint has been lodged and her body has been sent for an autopsy. It seems that the victim had come to know about the robbers entry and she resisted them, said Pallab Kanti Ghosh,Joint Commissioner (Crime). The robbers were,however,unable to take away any valuables.