Probe continues on hotel death

The police are continuing investigations into the death of an American national at the Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel yesterday.

According to police media spokesman Ajith Rohana the American, identified as John Edwin Ryan, had reportedly jumped off the fifth floor of the hotel last morning.

He later succumbed to his injuries at the Colombo national hospital.

The police are trying to ascertain why the 46 year old had reportedly jumped off the building.