Father who murdered daughter in Piliyandala commits suicide

Saturday, 05 January 2013 - 12:54


The father suspected of murdering his one and a half year old daughter by assaulting her in the Moraada area in Piliyandala is reported to have committed suicide by hanging himself.


According to the Police Media Unit the body of the suspect was recovered from a house at the Palagama area in Kahathuduwa this morning.


The victim--the child of the suspect, had succumbed to her injuries when she was admitted to hospital following last morning's assault.


The suspect who had been a father of 3 previously had been imprisoned for 8 months based on chargers of having molested a 17 year old minor.