A man, who was scheduled to appear before the court for his divorce case today (26), has been stabbed to death last night using a sharp weapon.
He had suffered a laceration to his neck and his remains were discovered in front of his house in Morawaka early this morning.
The 41-year-old victim was employed as a mason and had separated from his wife several years ago, according to the police.
Morawaka Magistrate Shashika Mithunarachchi has carried out the magistrate’s inquest into the death and the remains have been moved to the Matara District General Hospital for the post-mortem examination.
The police are conducting further investigations into the murder to apprehend the perpetrators.