Ex-Kegalle UC member commits suicide

Ex-Kegalle UC member commits suicide

March 13, 2015   01:52 pm

A former UNP member of the Kegalle Urban Council has committed suicide by hanging himself, police said.

Saman Amarakoon, 60, was found hanging from the branch of a tree behind his residence.

Preliminary inquiries have revealed that the former councilor committed suicide due to depression caused by a resent family dispute.

The body has been placed at the mortuary of the Kegalle Hospital while Kegalle Police are conducting further investigations.   


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