Political assassinations have occurred in human history more than one could write about in volumes. Such assassination will more often than not be a recurrence in the future. Almost all political assassination have been surrounded by mystery and lathered in various conspiracy theories. A cloud of doubt always surrounds the assassin or the parties that mastermind such a crime. President Ranasinghe Premadasa's assassination on 1st May 1993 by a suicide bomber is no different. The author has documented here the assassination, the investigation, the identity of the alleged assassin and subsequent events.