Daughter in custody over mother’s death
A young woman is in police custody after her mother was found dead and her father seriously injured yesterday (16) in Madalagama, Kahawatta.
According to the police media release, the couple was admitted to the Kahawatta hospital in serious condition after which the mother had passed away.
The deceased is 52 years old and a native of Madalagama.
Police say the daughter may be mentally ill.
Police are due to produce the daughter before the magistrate courts today (17), further investigations are carried by the police.