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Saturday, 04 March 2017 - 16:50
DNA tests to be conducted on the head and body discovered from two areas of a canal
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The head suspected to be of the decapitated body which was found in a canal in Puttlam- Maduragama has been discovered upon investigations in the same area.  

The corpse was found yesterday upon information received from area residents last evening.

A senior police spokesperson of the Puttlam police noted that the head was found around 15 meters away from the body which was discovered.  

However, he added that a DNA test is to be conducted to ascertain if the head and body are of the same individual as the remains had decomposed beyond recognition.  

Police added that a sharp object was discovered in the area during further investigations.

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