Body of a youth recovered from an abandoned well in Ambalangoda


Police recovered the dead body of a youth from a common well in Batapola Kobeituduwa in Ambalangoda last afternoon.

Our reporter said that the body had been found during the search the residents carried out as a result of the smell in the area.

While the person killed was a 17-year-old youth resident at Kobeituduwa, relatives of his family have identified his body.

Reports also say that there is a doubt as to whether the body is that of the lover of the girl who was killed subsequent to being run over by a train.

Some persons gave evidence that in the incident, the girl concerned had been pushed in front of the train.

However police said that investigations were being carried out to determine whether the youth committed suicide or was killed.

It is said that the Meetiyagoda police has launched further investigations with regard to the incident.