Second male body washed ashore in Vadamaraadchi
[TamilNet, Wednesday, 31 December 2008, 17:32 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) coast guards found a male body washed ashore Wednesday near the light house at Point Pedro Munai area in Vadmaraadchi and informed Point Pedro police, sources in Vadamaraadchi said. Point Pedro magistrate, accompanied by the police, visited the site and conducted inquest into the death.
The magistrate directed the police to hand over the body to Manthikai government hospital for identification.
Earlier Wednesday morning local fishermen founda male body, in a highly decomposed state, washed ashore between Chakkoaddai and Thikkam in Vadamaraadchi.
Both bodies remain unidentified in Manthikai hospital, hospital sources said.