Police say investigations have confirmed that the cause of death of a 19-year-old in Welikanda, was not due to a gas cylinder explosion.
The incident was reported on the 13th of November.
Police Media Spokesman SSP Nihal Talduwa said the youth had set herself alight after dousing in kerosene oil following a dispute with her husband.
SSP Talduwa said the husband had left for work and midway received a video call from his wife who was seen dousing herself in kerosene oil.
He added the husband returned home immediately to find her having set herself alight.
Police investigations accordingly concluded that the female died by suicide.