French tourist drowns off Kalutara seas
Police have warned sea bathers to be cautious while swimming in rough
seas on the Southern coast due to undercurrents.
A French tourist who had gone swimming in the sea at Waskaduwa in the
Kalutara North police area drowned last Thursday, Police Media
Spokesman, Superintendent of Police, Prishantha Jayakody told the Sunday
The deceased has been identified as Charles Robert Aglet, a
52-year-old from France.
His body has been handed over to his wife who accompanied him to Sri
Lanka on vacation.
The couple had been vacationing at a hotel in Kalutara. The French
Embassy in Sri Lanka has been notified of the sudden death and
arrangements are being made to take the body to France. OIC Kalutara
North Police Inspector Ajith Pitigala said the autopsy report states
that death was due to asphyxia caused by drowning and they do not
suspect any foul play.