The body of a 6 year old Tamil boy who was raped and murdered, was found dumped in an abandoned well in Sampur on Tuesday, reports TamilNet.
The boy, identified as Tharshan Kugathasan, was reported missing by his parents on Monday evening.
Relatives who went searching for him subsequently discovered in an abandoned well in Sampur, with his body tied to a stone using military shoelaces.
There was also evidence of sexual abuse, according to TamilNet. The well is located near a Sri Lankan navy camp in the area, it added.