Jan 04, 2019

Body floating in the Upper Kotmale Reservoir

The Thalawakele Police had recovered a body of an un-identified woman early this morning, which was floating in the Upper Kotmale Reservoir.

The residents of the area had spotted the floating body and notified the Thalawakele Police who had recovered the body by boat. They had later examined the body and established that it was of a female.

The police said that the body may have been in the water for several days and it had decomposed beyond recognition.

The Magisterial inquiry was conducted by the Nuwara Eliya Magistrate and was later sent to the Nuwaya Eliya Hospital for the postmortem examination. Further investigations are being carried out by the Thalawakele Police.

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