Police probe sudden death of fisherman at sea

Police probe sudden death of fisherman at sea

Police probe sudden death of fisherman at sea

Written by Staff Writer

14 Dec, 2020 | 11:32 am

COLOMBO (News1st): An investigation has been launched into the sudden death of a fisherman in the seas off the coast of Mirissa.

The fisherman, among a crew of five, had died around half an hour after venturing out to sea from the Mirissa Fisheries Harbour on Sunday.

The deceased is a 68-year old father of four and a resident of Weligama.

A post-mortem examination is to be carried out on his remains at the Matara General Hospital. The Weligama police are also probing the incident.

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