The bodies of 3 individuals have been discovered inside a house in Sagara Mawatha of Panadura.
The police media unit stated that the 3 bodies were of the father, mother and child.
A police spokesperson stated that the bodies were discovered by a group of police officers of the Panadura South Police station following a complaint of a stench emanating from the house.
The Panadura South Police stated that the male had hanged himself and that the body of the female was found on a chair and the child's body had been discovered on a bed in the house.
Police investigations have been currently launched, although the police stated that the cause of death has not been determined yet.