Son axes father to death in Akuressa

Son axes father to death in Akuressa

Son axes father to death in Akuressa

Written by Staff Writer

14 Feb, 2016 | 11:55 am

A father was axed to death by his son in the Millagahadeniyahena area in Akuressa.

The victim who was 48-years of age, sustained serious injuries following the axing. He was admitted to the Kumburupitiya Hospital, at which point the victim succumbed to his injuries.

Investigations have revealed that the suspect, his siblings and mother were victims of domestic abuse and harassment by the victim who often came home under the influence of alcohol.

The fifteen-year-old suspect of the incident has been arrested. Police said that a post mortem investigation is to be conducted on the victim’s body Saturday.

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