Teen drowns in Beliatta | Daily News

Teen drowns in Beliatta

A 17-year-old child drowned in the Palapotha mini waterfall in Beliatta. The victim was identified as Garusinhaarachchilage Didula Pehesara, a resident of Lunmadalawa, Palapotha.

Beliatta Inquirer Into Sudden Deaths Sadasiri Ranasinha held the inquiry while Judicial Medical Officer (JMO) of the Tangalle Base Hospital D.D. Samaraweera held the postmortem and declared that the death was due to suffocation after being drowned.

Tangalle Headquarters police officials assisted the postmortem.