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Thursday, 15 June 2017 | MYT 4:03 PM

Five students among nine youths held over murder of Miri mechanic

MIRI: Police have arrested nine youths in their investigations into the murder of a 19-year-old mechanic.

This includes five students from a secondary school.

Fadrik Lucas was found dead with stab wounds on the body and injuries to the head in front of a house in the Desa Senadin housing estate early Thursday.

Police were alerted by a member of the public who found Fadrik's body on a sidewalk in the housing estate.

Miri deputy OCPD Deputy Supt Stanley Ringit confirmed the arrest of the nine youths.

Initial investigations showed that the victim was attacked after an earlier quarrel between two students on Wednesday.

Police have classified the case as murder.

Tags / Keywords: Miri , youths , nine people , arrests , stab wounds , murder , mechanic

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