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Published: Thursday December 26, 2013 MYT 1:48:00 PM
Updated: Thursday December 26, 2013 MYT 3:01:14 PM

Electrician found dead at ground floor of apartment block in George Town

GEORGE TOWN: An electrician was found dead at the foot of the Kristal Heights apartments in Jalan Delima here.

North East district police deputy chief Supt Ismail Idris said the body of Lim Swee Chye, 42, was found by passers-by at about 8am.

The wireman is believed to have fallen from the fourth floor of the 15-storey apartments, he said.

Ismail told reporters Lim had a medical record of psychiatric treatment and had lived with his mother at an apartment there. They had chatted at their apartment at about 4am.

He said Lim's body had been sent to the Penang Forensics Department. Police classified the case as sudden death. - Bernama


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