Murder suspect killed in police fire

Sunday, 02 June 2013 - 19:29




An individual has been killed by police fire in the Ellangala-Minuwangoda area.


According to the Police Media Unit the suspect had attempted to murder a woman In a house.


An area resident had notified the police emergency service that the 63 year old

suspect was attempting to impale a woman with a sharp object.


Accordingly police officers who had arrived at the scene had shot at the suspect.


The deceased suspect is a 45 year old father of one.