A dead body of a youth was found by the police an hour past midnight today (07).
The body was found with a slit throat near a house on Galle Road in Mount Lavinia.
The deceased has been identified as a 22-year-old resident of Mount Lavinia.
Mount Lavinia Police have commenced investigations to apprehend the suspects behind the incidnet.
The body of the deceased has been placed in the Kalubowila Hospital morgue.
The postmortem and magisterial inquiry into the death will be conducted today.