Couple found murdered

A couple was found murdered in their house at Pullmude today, the police media unit said.

The police said that a 39 year old man and his 36 year old wife were found dead with stab wounds.

The police identified the victims as M. Suriyabandara and S. Anurika.

Investigations had revealed that a woman in the area had carried out the murder, the police media unit added.

However the suspect had managed to flee the area after carrying out the murder. The motive for the murder is still not known.

The Trincomalee Magistrate is to carry out the magisterial inquiries today.

Investigations are underway. (Colombo Gazette)