Young woman’s body recovered in Jaffna
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 01 September 2009, 05:26 GMT]
Koappaay police recovered Monday night the remains of a 21-year-old woman in a highly decomposed state in an abandoned place in Koappaay East in Jaffna on information given by the residents of the area. The family members of the woman identified the skeletal remains placed in Jaffna Teaching Hospital mortuary by the remnants of the dress on the woman’s body, hospital sources said. It is suspected that the woman was abducted, killed before being dumped.
The victim was identified as Mahenthiran Jeayanthini, 21, a resident of Neevinai, Punnaalaikkadduvan.
Some of the victims dress and footwear were found scattered in the areas where the body was found.
Family members of Jeayanthini informed the police that she had been missing from home for some days.
No information is available as to who had killed Jeayanthini or the reasons for the killing.