Man arrested on suspicion of murdering woman in Trinco
September 22, 2018 11:25 am
An individual has been arrested near the Sangamitta Beach in Trincomalee on suspicion of of murdering a woman.
Police officers had stopped and searched the suspicious individual as he was walking while carrying a ladies handbag and found several documents inside it.
Following the questioning of the suspect, the body of a woman was discovered at a nearby location while it was uncovered that the handbag belonged to the deceased woman.
The deceased has been identified as a 29-year-old resident of Asikulam, Vavuniya.
The body has been placed at the Trincomalee Hospital while the postmortem examination is to be carried out today (22).
Trincomalee Police is conducting further investigations into the arrested suspect.