Third suspect confesses to killing Kotadeniyawa child

SeyaA third suspect arrested yesterday over the murder of 4 1/2 year old Seya Sadewmini in Kotadeniyawa, has confessed to the killing.

The suspect, identified as 33 year old Dinesh Priyashantha, was arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) in Gampaha.

The police were earlier investigating the laptop used by one of the two suspects arrested initially over the murder.

The police media unit had said that pornographic materiel had been recovered from the laptop and it has been sent to the Colombo University in an attempt to gather more information on the data stored in the laptop.

The police also said that DNA samples have been taken from the remains of the child, Seya Sadewmini and the two suspects for further investigations.

Among the two suspects arrested earlier, is a 17 year old youth. (Colombo Gazette)