KOTA KINABALU: Police in Penampang are trying to determine the identity of a man found burnt to death in a car that caught fire early Tuesday.
The charred remains of the unidentified man were discovered by firemen who put out the fire upon being alerted by the public.
Penampang district police chief Deputy Supt Rosley Hobden said that the department had yet to identify the victim and were investigating the cause of the 4.40am fire and death.
He said, it could not be ruled out that the victim had left the engine running while he slept in the vehicle by the side of the road.
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