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Body of suicide victim to be exhumed

The body of the person who committed suicide by jumping into the Nilwala river from the Mahanama bridge in 2014 along with his two children, was exhumed yesterday.

Galle Magistrate Nilupuli Lankapura issued an order to exhume the body after his wife filed a petition before the magistrate citing his husband's death as suspicious. The body was exhumed at the Boossa cemetery yesterday, in the presence of the Galle Magistrate

The Magistrate ordered the body to be referred to the Karapitiya General hospital's Judicial Medical Officer and obtain a report. His body was found by divers the following day of the tragedy. The two children were rescued by two Army personnel.