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Mother, daughter killed in home invasion

A mother and her daughter were stabbed to death in their home in Varapitiya, Ikiriyagoda, off Mahiyanganaya on Friday (20) night.

Mahiyanganaya Police commenced investigations following a call from a concerned family member.

Their bodies were found inside the house.

The deceased were identified as 59-year-old Heenmenika and her 40-year-old daughter W. M. Renuka.

A man believed to have been behind the double-homicide, had fled the area.

Investigations are continuing.