Journo killed by croc­o­dile found

The Citizen (KZN) - - NEWS - Colombo

– Sri Lankan po­lice yes­ter­day found the body of a 24-year-old Bri­tish jour­nal­ist, Paul Mc­Clean, who is sus­pected to have been killed by a croc­o­dile.

Divers found Mc­Clean’s corpse in the mud of a la­goon in the coastal vil­lage of Panama, 360km east of the cap­i­tal Colombo by road, a po­lice spokesper­son said.

“There were six or seven wounds on his right leg,” a po­lice of­fi­cial said. “The body was stuck in mud at about the same place where he was seen last.”

A croc­o­dile is be­lieved to have dragged Mc­Clean away on Thurs­day. – AFP

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