Mystery surrounds on the death of St Mary s college principal.

Monday, 30 September 2013 - 13:01




The body of the Negombo St Mary’s College principal who died under mysterious circumstances was found in the washroom attached to his office this morning.


A senior police officer investigating the death said that there were 2 cut injuries in the victim’s body, one in his neck and the other in an ankle.


A small knife has also been found in the washroom, and police said that they cannot divulge the motive of the death until the post-mortem is conducted.


The victim had come to school 6 in the morning and he had been talking to a student until 7.20am.


Later a teacher had searched for him in the Office as he did not attend the morning assembly, and found him lying in the washroom with cut injuries.


However, a Negombo hospital spokesman said that the Principal had died on admission to the hospital.


The 60-year-old victim, Maxwell Fernando had served at the St.Mary’s College since 2003.