Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the death of a 13-year-old Kalimuththu Wijekumari in the Talgaspitiya area in the Mawathagama Police Division. The girl's body was discovered in an abandoned house in Thalgaspitiya, Mawathagama on Thursday night.
The victim has been identified as a resident of Morokwatta, Thalgaspitiya.
Her family and residents of the area launched a search in Wednesday when the girl had failed to return home after leaving home in the morning.
Police said that the body was found inside the kitchen of the house and that the cause of death has not been ascertained yet. The house was located close to her home. Mawathagama Police are investigating.