Body of young wife found in paddy field
The body of a young woman was found in a paddy field in the Alawathugoda area in Kandy this morning (March 11).
The victim’s husband had stated to the police that he had gone to a funeral last night and upon returning, had found that his wife was missing.
Residents had started a search party in the early hours of the morning and the young woman was found dead in the mud of a paddy field around 100 metres near her home.
Residents have also said that they heard a scream around 9.30pm but had heard nothing further when they opened their doors to investigate.
The post mortem was to be held today.