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Couple found hanging

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Badulla Police on Thursday  recovered the bodies of a young couple in a thick jungle about 350 feet above the Dunghinda waterfalls. They are suspected to have committed suicide by hanging on either end of a single nylon rope.

A man who went into the jungle to cut a branch of a tree had first seen the bodies and notified the Police.

Police said the deaths may have occurred at least a month ago. When the bodies were found the woman’s body had got severed from the neck and fallen down. A hand bag was also found at the scene.

The deceased were identified as D. M. Samantha Kelum, a 29-year-old soldier and 24-year-old Muththulakshhmi Meena of Rokatenna Estate, Hali Ela.

Badulla Police are conducting further investigations.


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September 19, 2009 at 8:13 am

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