The body of a female with deep cut wounds around her neck was found at the Racecourse Ground in Colombo 7 a short while ago.
Police said the victim was aged 24 years and was a resident of Homagama and a third year science faculty student at the Colombo University.
Police said the body was found near the scoreboard at the Ground.
The cinnamon garden Police have commenced the investigation.
UPDATE – 04:44 PM: A university student was arrested in Wellampitiya over the killing of the female university student by slitting her throat at Racecourse, Colombo today (January 17).