Woman found dead at Renuka hotel

A 48 year old woman was found dead at the Renuka hotel in Colombo, the police media unit said this morning.

The police said that the woman was found dead in her room after the hotel staff had forced open the room door.

The staff had been suspicious as the room remained closed since the 23rd of this month.

When the hotel staff broke into the room they found the woman dead with stab wounds.

The victim was said to be Tamil woman and she had earlier checked into the room on the first floor with another man.

No one has yet been arrested over the murder.