Lawyer murdered in Athurugiriya

A lawyer was murdered in Athurugiriya this morning, the Athurugiriya police said.

The police said that unidentified men had entered the house of the lawyer and stabbed him to death.

The police identified the victim as 45 year old Wilson Jayawardena.

The motive for the murder was not immediately known.

UPDATE: A 21 year old suspect was arrested in connection to the murder.