Suspect in woman's murder arrested | Daily News

Suspect in woman's murder arrested

The Uragasmanhandiya Police had commenced investigations into the death of a woman found fallen near the Yatagala College in Uragasmanhandiya around 9.45 on June 13. She had died upon being admitted to the Balapitiya hospital.

The victim identified as 24-year-old Illandarideva Surangi Sandamali had been killed by her boyfriend. The arrested suspect, a 27-year-old resident of the Kosgoda area had admitted that he had had a romantic relationship with the victim. The two had met on June 12 and due to an argument between them, the suspect had assaulted her with the jack found in the vehicle. The suspect was produced before the Elpitiya Magistrate’s Court yesterday. The Uragasmanhandiya Police is conducting further investigations.


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