A dead body of an army officer has been found in an area near Vavuniya, Mahakachchikodiya 83rd Balagana camp. The Vavuniya police found the body which was hanging from a tree on information received yesterday evening.
The deceased is a 20 year old resident of Thalawa area. It has been revealed that he was serving as an engineering soldier in the Mahakachchikodiya, Balagana camp.
The reason for this suicide is yet to be revealed. The body has been kept at the mortuary and the postmortem is to be conducted today. The Vavuniya police have launched an investigation in to the death.