A mother and her daughter were murdered in Kodikamam early this morning, the police media unit said.
The police said that a complaint over the murder was lodged by the son of the woman who had claimed that his father committed the crime.
The father had used a knife to stab his 39 year old wife and 18 year old daughter.
The suspect had fled the scene following the murder, the police media unit said.
Investigations are underway. (Colombo Gazette)