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Police have launched an investigation into the suspicious death of a woman Lance Corporal who was found dead in the women’s hostel  the Kotalawala Defence Academy, early this morning.

The deceased, Sachitra Kalpani Maragoda (21) of Bataduwa, Galle, had been following a training course in rowing conducted by the Kotalawala Defence Academy in the vicinity of the Bolgoda Lake for about eight months. It was reported that she had fallen unconscious around 5.15 am and struck her head on the bed, whereupon she had been rushed to the Narahenpita Police Hospital after informing her superiors, however, she was pronounced dead on admission.

Mount Lavinia Acting Magistrate C.A. Dharmatilleka visited the scene and held the preliminary magisterial inquiry. He ordered the police to produce the witnesses in court on May 17. 2013. HQI Mount Lavinia M.W. Chandratilleka and IP Janaka Kumara are conducting further investigations. (M.S. Perera)

  Comments - 3

  • Janaki Kalansuriya Thursday, 02 May 2013 12:23 AM

    Wasn't there a letter saying she killed herself?

    Serendipity Thursday, 02 May 2013 03:45 AM

    There is more to the story. I am sure we can look forward to a good screenplay.

    jayantha silva Thursday, 02 May 2013 10:02 AM

    Judging by the way army vehicles are driven on the roads,
    I think there is lack of discipline creeping in there too.

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