Missing Schoolboy found dead in a cave

The body of a 17-year-old schoolboy from Mapakanda College, Nawalpitiya who was reported missing 5 days ago has been located last evening (19).

The Nawalpitiya Police had found the body of the deceased student in a cave near his home in the Nawalpitiya area.

The cause of death has yet to be disclosed meanwhile, the body was transferred to the Nawalpitiya Base Hospital to carry out the post mortem.

The warrant for the search was initiated after the parents of the student had reported that the boy had been missing 5 days, the Student had sat for his Ordinary Level Examinations last year and was awaiting results.