Embilipitiya suspect dies in police custody (WATCH REPORT)

Embilipitiya suspect dies in police custody (WATCH REPORT)

Embilipitiya suspect dies in police custody (WATCH REPORT)

Written by Staff Writer

21 Dec, 2014 | 6:25 pm

A suspect in custody of the Embilipitiya Police who hung himself in the holding cell has died following admission to the hospital. Police stated that the suspect had been taken into custody for an alleged theft.

Police further stated that the suspect had hung himself with the aid of a strip of cloth off his trousers and had been rushed to hospital in critical condition but had died thereafter.

The deceased person has been identified as a twenty-two-year old resident of Colombage-ara area.

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