Police probe suspicious death of 2-year-old boy

Published : 9:15 am  May 16, 2018 | No comments so far |  |  (207) reads | 

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By Darshana Sanjeewa   

The Maligawatte police launched a probe into the death of a two-year-old child found dead in a housing complex at Maligawatte in Colombo 10.   

 

Police said they had been informed that the boy had died under suspicious circumstances and that his parents had arranged his funeral for Monday without having a postmortem examination.   


Police personnel who were sent to the scene on receipt of the information had been told by the child’s parents that he had died after suffering from high sugar levels.   


The Police said when they examined the child’s body they found a burnt injury on the left leg.   


Thereafter, they had informed the Hulftsdorp Magistrate about the suspicious circumstances surrounding the boy’s death.   


 The Magistrate had directed the Police to refer the body for a postmortem examination.  

 

 

  • Police said they had been informed that the boy had died under suspicious circumstances and that his parents had arranged his funeral for Monday without having a postmortem examination
  • Police personnel who were sent to the scene on receipt of the information had been told by the child’s parents that he had died after suffering from high sugar levels