The body of an individual has been found at the Golf Grounds situated at Kithulwatta Road in Borella this morning. Police said the body bore several stab wounds. The body was found by Borella police after a call was made to the 119 emergency hotline at around 6.05am today.

The murdered individual has been identified as a 38-year-old man who was an employee of the golf club at the grounds.

The body is currently lying at the location pending a magisterial inquiry.