A corpse had been found from the banks of the Ma Oya in Thulhiriya area today (13).
Upon receiving information from a person who had visited the Ma Oya, Warakapola police arrived at the location and started investigations.
The mouth of the corpse had been taped shut.
The corpse has been identified as a 43 year old resident from the Panwila Police Division.
The remains have been handed over to the Kegalle JMO for further investigations.