Mawathagama police says that the external injuries on the body of a 13 year old girl found in a house near the Thalgaspitiya bridge in Kurunegala indicates that she had been sexually assaulted.
Meanwhile, 3 suspects have been brought in for questioning by the police including the individual residing at the house.
A group of people went in search of the missing girl yesterday morning, following her failure to return home after she being sent out to buy a bottle of milk .
Her body was found last night in an abandoned house in close proximity to her home. Police noted that the body was wrapped in cloth when it was discovered.
The security guard of the house was not present when the body was discovered.