Lasantha Wickrematunge Killing: Judicial autopsy performed on body of former intelligence officer

Lasantha Wickrematunge Killing: Judicial autopsy performed on body of former intelligence officer

Lasantha Wickrematunge Killing: Judicial autopsy performed on body of former intelligence officer

Written by Keshala Dias

25 Oct, 2016 | 8:06 pm

A special judicial autopsy was performed at the Kegalle General Hospital on the body of the former military intelligence officer who committed suicide, leaving behind a note claiming responsibility for the assassination of journalist Lasantha Wickremetunge.

The body of the former military intelligence officer Ilandarige Edirisinghe Jayamanne was founding hanging at his residence in Karadupana, Kegalle.

His body was exhumed five days after burial, following a court order.

The exhumed body was examined by the group of judicial medical officers from Colombo and the remains have been moved to Colombo for further investigations.

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