A British man drowns while bathing in the sea off Mirissa with his girlfriend this evening, Kotawila Police said.
The victim was identified as Dilishan Adigo (41) who was staying in a Tourist hotel in Mirissa.
According to the Matara District General Hospital sources, the villagers had rescued the tourist however he was pronounced dead at the time of admission to the hospital.
The autopsy was to be conducted this evening and the Kotawila Police are carrying out further investigations. (Sumathipala Deeyagahage)