One individual died after falling into the Polwathumodara river in close proximity to the Denipitiya bridge in Weligama.
Police stated the victim was a member of the Army attached to the Abhimansala Army camp in Kamburupitiya.
The deceased is a 27-year-old resident of Dehigahahena. The remains of the victim are currently at the Matara hospital. Investigations are underway into the incident.