Body of an unidentified person was discovered on Galle Face beach in Colombo yesterday (1). The victim was male of around 40 years old. This is the third body to have washed up on a beach in the last week, Police said.
This is the fifth body to have washed up on a beach in Colombo since April.
According to the Police, the body was taken to the Colombo National Hospital for the post-mortem.
Meanwhile, the body of an 18-year-old from Pannipitiya was found on the Galle Face Beach on Friday (29). That body was handed over to the family of the victim on Sunday (31). The Fort Police is conducting investigations into these two cases.
Meanwhile, another body of an unidentified male was also discovered on the Wellawatte beach last Tuesday (26) morning.