Boy reported missing found dead in jungle

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – A 10-year-old boy who was reported missing for two days was found dead in a jungle in Iranawala, Chilaw this morning.

The deceased boy identified as Rusitha Nirmal was reported missing from February 25.

He is a grade 4 student in the Iranawala Government School and the third in the family of five siblings.

His father is a fisherman by profession.

A resident of the village had last seen the boy walking towards a nearby mangrove accompanied by an unidentified man, the Police said.

Further investigations are underway.

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