Police say slain journalist had lacerations on the head

Police say slain journalist had lacerations on the head

Police say slain journalist had lacerations on the head

Written by News 1st

02 Feb, 2014 | 5:55 pm

Police Media Spokesperson, SSP Ajith Rohana states that a special team has been deployed to investigate into the murder of senior journalist, Mel Gunasekara,

He said that the suspects in connection with the incident have not been identified and added that investigations are underway to determine the motive behind the murder.

Police Media Spokesperson further said that laceration marks have been visible on the head of the victim, when her body was discovered at Subuthipura, Battaramulla Sunday morning.

Mel Gunasekara was a senior journalist who was employed at the AFP news agency, The Sunday Times and Business Online.

She was a freelance journalist after completing five years at the AFP news agency.

Photo Courtesy- Mel Gunasekara’s Facebook profile

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