Increase in young people dying due to heart attacks- Colombo Coroner
Source : newswire
Out of the 1,500 autopsies conducted by the Colombo National Hospital’s Coroner’s Court within the last three months, 100 people under the age of 50 have died due to heart attacks and diabetes, Colombo Coroner attorney-at-law Iresha Samaraweera said, DailyNews Newspaper reported
She also said that 200 deaths related to people in the age group of 50 to 60 years were due to heart attacks and diabetes.
She said that one third of the sudden deaths that occurred during the relevant period were due to heart attacks and the trend of young people dying due to heart attacks is increasing, The DailyNews report added.