The student thus killed was a 9 year old schoolboy who was schooling at the primary Section of the Nawalapitiya Kadireshan Tamil Mahaa Vidyalaya.
Our reporter said that thestonework was joined to the flight of steps leading to the house.
Investigations have revealed that due to the heavy rains experienced these days the soil underneath the stonework had got eroded and led to the collapse of it.
The body of the deceased schoolboy is kept at the Nawalapitiya hospital for carrying out the post mortem.
(Pix by Ranjith Rajapakshe)