The police has recovered from a house in Nikawaeratiya the dead bodies of a husband and wife who had died several days ago.
The police had recovered these dead bodies in consequence of information received by the police to the effect that an offensive odour was emanating from the said house.
While the doors and windows of the said house remained closed when the Mahava police personnel arrived at the relevant location, they found therein the dead bodies of a man and a woman.
It is said that the dead woman had resided in the house having obtained it on rent.
The woman was aged 18 years while the man's age was 21 years.
The Magistrate's investigation and the post-mortem is scheduled to take place today.