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Sri Lanka:Police Release Sketches of Lasantha’s Assassins

The Colombo Crimes Division today released sketches of two suspects connected to the murder of Sunday Leader Editor Lasantha Wickrematunge.

Police said one suspect was about 35-years old, 5’8 with wide brown eyes and a stocky build. The second suspect was about 40-years old, 5’10 with a dark complexion.

Police said the sketches were drawn by the sketch artist based on descriptions given by witnesses at the crime scene.

Information on the suspects could be given to 0718591753, 0718591770 and 0773291500.

Mr. Wickrematunge was shot in the head at Atthidiya in Dehiwala on January 08, 2009, by two gunmen on a motorbike.
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