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Woman dies after jumping off Kothalawala hospital building

19 August 2019 - 394   - 0

A woman has died after jumping off the sixth floor of the Sir John Kotelawala Defence University Hospital building in Boralesgamuwa yesterday (Aug 18).

The deceased, a 28-year old, had been receiving treatment at the psychiatric unit of the hospital. Police have identified the victim as a resident of Pannipitiya.

A post-mortem examination is expected to be carried out on the remains of the deceased today. Further investigations are being carried out by the police.

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