15 August 2020
A woman has been found dead with serious injury wounds in a salt marsh in Mannar on Thursday.
Mannar police and health officers were called to the area of the incident after it was reported that a body was found floating in water. The Mannar magistrate and special forensic officers were also informed and visited the scene of the incident. The body was recovered and pieces of evidence were obtained from the scene.
Police are currently conducting investigations on suspicion of murder. The victim remains unidentified and was sent to the Mannar District General Hospital for an autopsy report.
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