Skeleton of youth recovered in Vadamaraadchi

[TamilNet, Friday, 19 September 2008, 19:51 GMT]
Nelliyadi police recovered Friday a human skeleton in Ma'ndaan, Karaveddi area in Vadamaraadchi on information given by local cattle grazers who found the skeleton. Jaffna Teaching Hospital Judicial Medical Officer (JMO), K. Illankovan, who accompanied the police and Point Pedro magistrate, K. Ariyanayagam, to the site where the skeleton was found, testified that it may belong to a youth between 30 to 32 years of age.

The local cattle owners found the body among the mangrove bushes in a deserted area in Ma'ndaan in Karaveddi.

The magistrate directed the police to send the skeleton to Colombo for DNA analysis and of it to take steps on the results of the tests to find whether the skeleton belonged to some one reported missing.

The skeleton is kept in Manthikai hospital mortuary.


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