The nine year old boy who was reported missing in the Chilaw area had later been found dead.
The boy had been reported missing by his family and his body had later been been found in a jungle in Iranawila, Chilaw.
Police suspect the boy had been abducted and murdered.
Eyewitnesses had said that the boy had been with an unidentified man who is believed to have killed him. (Colombo Gazette)