TV personality Hema Nalin Karunaratne found dead | Daily News

TV personality Hema Nalin Karunaratne found dead

Popular television presenter, compere and journalist Hema Nalin Karunaratne was found dead in his room yesterday, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekera said.

He was 55 at the time of his demise. Police said occupants had used a ladder to reach the roof and inspect the room to check on him as he had not come out of his room since Monday night. They had found him lying on his bed. Police said that they had noticed froth had come out from his mouth.

He had been living alone at his home in Millagahawatte, Malabe. Police said that the cause of death could only be determined after the postmortem examination is held.

Karunaratne has over 25 years of experience in the television industry with stints in channels including Rupavahini, Swarnavahini and also headed the satellite channel in Heritage TV.


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