A man was found dead this morning after falling 17 stories from his luxury condo.
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As man was found dead this morning in Georgetown, Penang, said to have fallen from a condominium. He was reportedly a key witness in a high profile case investigated by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (SPRM).
Berita Harian says their source within SPRM confirms this, adding that he was a businessman and part of the investigation of the case.
“The deceased was a witness in the case involving a politician,” the source said to BH.
The case mentioned is believed to be connected to a mega project in Penang, which is still in court trials.
The man, bearing the title ‘Datuk’, was also a leading real estate developer, and was found nearby the swimming pool by other residents, after falling from his luxury unit on the 17th floor.
Northeast district police chief Assistant Commissioner Soffian Santong confirmed the incident took place, however refused to provide details including the identity of the deceased.
Presently, I can only confirm that an individual did in fact fall from a building. He died on the scene and the case is under investigation.Northeast district police chief Assistant Commissioner Soffian Santong
Soffian added that the remains have been sent to Hospital Pulau Pinang for an autopsy to aid investigations.