The deceased was identified by their own descendant at the scene of the incident.
A video of people finding a dead body by the drain near the MRR2 exit in Gombak was circulating on social media platforms yesterday (3 October) and preliminary investigations revealed the deceased to be a local 63 year old man.
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According to the media statement released today (4 October) by the Gombak Police District, the identification was done by the deceased’s descendant at the scene of the incident. Moreover, the descendant also stated that the deceased was suffering from mental problems.
Furthermore, there was no visible evidence of injuries, according to the results of the physical examination of the deceased’s body.
The body has been sent to Selayang Hospital’s forensic department for an autopsy. Currently, the case is classified as sudden death.
However, the police are requesting that anyone with information on the incident to come forward to help with their investigations.
Anyone with information on the incident can contact the case investigating officer, Inspector Heirmie Che Mat on 014-2389151 (Chief of Police Gombak Station) or Gombak District Police Headquarters on 03- 61262222.