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Suspect jumps from 5th floor of Gampaha Hospital, dies

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A 35-year-old suspect who was severely injured when he is alleged to have jumped from the fifth floor of the Gampaha Hospital is reported to have died after he was admitted to the Colombo National Hospital today.

Police said the suspect identified as Suranga Dias from Batagama in Ja-Ela was arrested following a theft and admitted to the Gampaha Hospital.

The man had sought permission to use the washroom last night and had escaped the police guards to jump from the fifth floor of the building. (Thilakaratne Dissanayake)

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  • dd Friday, 04 November 2016 02:35 PM

    is it true DID via DM Android App

    Asela Friday, 04 November 2016 04:43 PM

    Pushed or jumped?

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