COLOMBO (NewsRadio); A youth has died after drowning in a swimming pool of a hotel in Mount Lavinia.
The youth, who was attending an event at the hotel, had dived and attempted to swim in the pool while under the influence.
The Police Media Divisions said he had subsequently drowned and attendees of the event had taken him to the Colombo-South Teaching Hospital.
Police added that he died upon admission to the Kalubowila Hospital.
The deceased was a 24-year-old resident of Moratuwa.
The corpse is currently placed at the morgue of the hospital.
The Mount Lavinia Police is conducting further investigations.