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* British tourist found dead under suspicious circumstances in Sri Lanka capital
Tue, Jan 2, 2018, 08:19 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 02, Colombo: A British man has been found dead under "suspicious circumstances" in a suburb of Sri Lanka's capital, Colombo, the UK Mirror reports.

The body of the 37-year-old victim, whose name has not been released, was found this morning at a ground in the Araliya Uyana area of Colombo with a wound to his face.

Police media spokesman, Superintendent of Police Ruwan Gunasekara told local media that the British national arrived in Sri Lanka on November 25 and was due to leave the country on New Year's Day.

However the man has extended his visa to stay until January 25. His passport was found with his body.

Local media have described the man's death as "suspicious" and "mysterious".

 

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