Bodies of murdered husband and wife recovered from a house in Ratnapura

Friday, 30 August 2013 - 18:44



The police found the bodies of a couple who were believed to be hacked to death in a house at Kotamulla in Ratnapura today.


The deceased were identified as 69-year-old Pathmasinghe Perera and 62-year-old Kamala Abeysinghe.


The late husband and wife had run a shop at their residence.


Having noticed the shop was closed for two days, neighbors have informed the police.


Police suspect the murder was committed on the night of Wednesday.


A brother of late Pathmasinghe Perera Sarath Kumara Perera explained the incident to our news team.