Burnt corpse discovered in Colpetty house

Burnt corpse discovered in Colpetty house

Burnt corpse discovered in Colpetty house

Written by Staff Writer

20 Jan, 2019 | 3:13 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Based on a tip-off received by the 119 hotline, at around 11.45 am on the 19th of January, the Kollupitiya police has begun investigating the charred remains of an individual, found inside a house in Galle Face court.

Initial investigations revealed that the victim had been tied onto a bed and had then been burned to death.

The deceased has been identified as 49-year-old Senaka Sri Lal Jayasinghe, a resident of Hokandara North, Arangala.

Following the magisterial inquiry, the remains were transferred to the Colombo National Hospital. The Kollupitiya police are carrying out further investigations.

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