The shocking incident was reported from Jaani village in Meerut district where the victim lived lived with her brother.
The rapist, identified as Ankit Punia, was reportedly in an inebriated state when he attacked the helpless woman. He was trying to escape when her cries were heard by her brother and neighbours who overpowered Ankit and handed him over to police.
Police officials said since the woman had died, relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) would be added in the case against the youth. Ankit claimed he was innocent and had not committed any crime.