The headless body found inside a traveling bag in Dam Street has been identified.
“Victim was 30 year old unmarried female from Kuruvita” Police Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana said.
A sub Inspector attached to Buttala Police station has been identified as the suspect who left the traveling bag with the woman’s headless body.
“Sub Inspector who allegedly brought the body has died of suicide near his home at Badalkumbura” Police spokesman said.
Investigations have revealed that the policeman and the woman had moved into a guest house in Hanwella on 28th February.
The next day the suspect had been seen leaving the guest house with a travelling bag in which the headless corpse of the woman was stuffed.
DIG Ajith Rohana said that investigations revealed the murder was committed in the guest house.