A couple residing in the Weeragula area has been assaulted with a sharp weapon which had resulted in the death of a man.
Weeragula Police have launched investigations into the matter upon being notified of the assault which had taken place at around 6.10 am last morning (22).
The couple had been receiving treatment at the Gampaha hospital when the man had succumbed to his injuries at around 10 am.
Reportedly, the deceased is a 54-year-old resident of Weeragula, Yakkala, named Liyanage Francis Cabraal.
The body is currently kept in the mortuary of the Gampaha hospital.
The Weeragula Police have identified the suspect of the murder and are carrying out investigations to make the arrest.