After going missing on Monday, a 16-year-old girl’s body was discovered yesterday in a well in Ganeshpuram, Vavuniya.
A police spokesman, SSP Nihal Thalduwa, said the Nellukulam Police in Vavuniya received a complaint last night alleging that a girl who had gone to a tuition class had not returned.
The girl’s body was later discovered by police in a well near her home.
According to the spokeswoman, the girl’s tuition books and a pair of slippers were also discovered beside the well.
According to the investigation, the girl’s parents divorced a long time ago, and she was living with a relative.
According to SSP Thalduwa, an investigation is underway to determine whether the girl’s death was a murder or a suicide.
A post-mortem examination of the death will be performed on Wednesday.