An individual was stabbed to death in Kahawatta - Opatha last night.
The police media unit stated that the 33 years old victim was a resident of Temple Road in Kahawatta - Kotakethana.
The victim had been a suspect and was in remand custody for the murder of a female in 2008 in Kotakethana.
However, he had been released after being found not guilty by the Palmadulla Magistrate Court.
The police media unit stated that no suspect has been apprehended so far.