A female has been murdered inside a hotel in the Bandarawela area.
Police say that evidence of an assault as well as a poisoning could be observed.
The deceased is said to be a 40-year old from the Atampitiya area.
She had been brought to the hotel this morning (24) by another hotel guest, a 50-year old man who is a resident of the Gonawala area in Kelaniya. He had arrived at the hotel the night before (23).
The man had left the hotel in a hurry which had raised suspicions and staff who had opened his room had found the dead body.
Police have also found a letter in the room, which is thought to be written by the suspect.
Bandarawela police are conducting further investigations to arrest the suspect.
(Source : Aruna)