Two persons have been found dead with stab wounds in Wathugedara, Ambalangoda. The police said that they received information that the couple had been murdered inside a house last night.

The victims were identified as a 63-year-old man and a 62-year-old woman. The couple had a son who was away at a wedding at the time of the incident.

The bodies of the deceased were kept inside the house under police protection while the magisterial inquiry and post-mortem examinations are to be done today. Police are conducting further investigations to arrest the murder suspects.