Unidentified body found on river bank

KUCHING: An unidentified male body was found afloat on the river bank at Kampung Semarang last Saturday (Nov 21).

District police chief ACP Awang Din Awang Gani said the topless body was discovered by the public around 1pm.

“The deceased is believed to be in his 30s and paramedics estimated that the man had died a few days before the discovery of his body.

“Examinations found no signs of injuries or marks on the deceased’s body and no signs of foul play,” he explained.

The body was sent to Sarawak General Hospital for post mortem.

ACP Awang Din called on people who have lost a family member to come forward to identify the deceased.

He said the case was still under investigation and has been classified as sudden death.