A manager of a popular hotel in Nuwara Eliya has died early this morning, after falling off the fifth floor of the building.
Police said the victim, a 47-year-old resident of Gampola, was the manager of a boutique operating at the hotel.
The victim had been dropped off at his room by a group of employees, after attending a party organised by the hotel staff.
Police suspect the victim who was sitting by the window had fallen to his death around 1.45am.
Further investigations are being carried out by the Nuwara Eliya Police.
Meanwhile a similar incident was reported yesterday, at a restaurant in Negombo.
The head chef of the restaurant died after falling off a staircase.