Death camps: Post-morten on 22 remains concluded


KANGAR: Post-mortems on 22 of the 106 human skeletal remains found at the death camps in Wang Kelian have been concluded.

“The post-mortems were aimed at determining whether there was any element of foul play. However, as of now, the causes of death have yet to be determined,” Perlis police chief Senior Asst Comm (SAC) Shafie Ismail said on Wednesday.

Shafie however revealed that of the 22 remains, 21 were identified to be males while one was not able to be identified.

He added that of the 21 identified, 14 were between the ages of 20 and 40, four between 40 and 60, one above the age of 60, while two others were between the ages of 17 and 25.
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