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CID confirms Lasantha died from assault to head, not shooting

CID confirms Lasantha died from assault to head, not shooting

The Criminal Investigation Division (CID) of the Police today told Court that former Sunday Leader Editor Lasantha Wickremetunga had died from an assault to his head, not shooting.

Lasantha Wickremetunga was widely thought to have died from the shooting that took place on his way to work on January 8, 2009.

The CID confirms however, that the latest postmortem results indicate that Wickremetunga died after a sharp instrument was inserted in his head and pulled out. (Daily News)

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