Navy sailor found dead inside Colombo hotel

Dead body in a mortuaryA Navy sailor was found dead in a Colombo hotel today, the police media unit said.

The police said they suspect the sailor had committed suicide.

Last week the police began investigations into an alleged suicide of a Navy sailor attached to the Trincomalee Navy camp.

According to the police the sailor is said to have shot himself in the camp.

The sailor was identified as 36 year old Anura Nishantha Kumara, a resident of Kandy. (Colombo Gazette)