The Assistant Vice President at Fitch Ratings Lanka and senior business Journalist Mel Gunasekera had been found murdered at her house in Battaramulla this morning, Police said
Police said that Ms. Gunasekara was found dead with injuries caused by a sharp weapon.
Initial investigations revealed that she was alone at home and that her brother and mother had gone to the Church this morning.
They had found her when they returned.
One time business journalist at The Sunday Times, she had worked for L'Agence France-Presse (AFP) as business reporter.
She was the Assistant Vice President at the time of the unfortunate incident.
Police said that a special police team inquiring into the incident.