Three hacked to death in Batticaloa

Published : 1:34 pm  July 25, 2016 | No comments so far |  | 


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By Wasantha Chandrapala  
A family of three, including an 18-month-old girl were found hacked to death in Vellawali, Batticaloa yesterday morning, police said.  

The victims, residents of Mandoor were identified as a 25-year-old woman, her 56-year-old father and his granddaughter.  DM_20160725_A001-40 DM_20160725_A001-41

Police said the bodies of the woman and the girl were found inside the well at their home and the male victim had succumbed to his injuries after being admitted to the Batticaloa Hospital.  

Police arrested the husband of the female victim in connection with the triple murder. A personal dispute between the two men might have led to the tragedy.