The body of an individual with a slashed throat has been found close to a house on Galle Road in Mount Lavinia.
The Mount Lavinia Police had found the body based on information received on an individual with cut wounds in the area.
The deceased is a 22-year-old resident of Mount Lavinia.
The body of the deceased has been placed at the Colombo South Teaching Hospital in Kalubowila.
The postmortem and magisterial inquiry into the death will be conducted today.
The Mount Lavinia Police have commenced investigations to apprehend the suspects involved in the murder. (NewsWire)