Investigations underway into suspicious death of two-and-half-year-old from Colombo

Investigations underway into suspicious death of two-and-half-year-old from Colombo

Investigations underway into suspicious death of two-and-half-year-old from Colombo

Written by Staff Writer

05 Aug, 2015 | 9:35 pm

A police investigation is currently underway over the death of a two-and-a half-year-old girl, who according to police, was dead upon admission to the Lady Ridgeway Hospital, Colombo on the night of August 4.

Police noted that investigations have been commenced, based on the information that the under-aged girl had died under suspicious circumstances while at a lodge. Hulftsdorp Magistrate Nishantha Peiris inspected the lodge located at Messenger Street, Colombo 12 on the evening of August 5 where the girl was said to have been residing.

According to the News 1st correspondent, a man and woman who are engaged in begging in the streets together with three children have been residing in the lodge for over eight months. Employees at the lodge stated that the woman had brought the girl to the lodge several days ago.

Police noted that statements were being recorded from the woman, said to be the mother of the deceased.

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