A female Attorney-at-Law was found dead at her residence in Pelmadulla today morning, Police said.
She was found dead by the daily domestic help that comes to her home during the day hours.
She was identified as one Dushmanthi Abeyratne (40), a resident of the Bulathwelgoda village, Pelmadulla.
Her family has also claimed the the death was suspicious.
Police had visited the residence and carried out initial investigations. Police are also said to be investigating a text she had sent to a family member last night.
Police say the husband of the deceased had not been in the house since last night (30).