Woman, 50, found dead in hotel room

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  • Thursday, 23 May 2019

GEORGE TOWN: A 50-year-old woman was found dead in a hotel room along Jalan Sungai Dua on Wednesday (May 22).

The woman is said to be found unconscious by a hotel staff, who cleaned up her room two days ago.

George Town OCPD Asst Comm Che Zaimani Che Awang said the woman was found, by a hotel staff, in a state of lifelessness and with a nosebleed around 5pm on Wednesday. 

“The victim was rushed to Penang Hospital and was pronounced dead. Post-mortem found that the woman died of a heart attack,” he said. 

ACP Che Zaimani said the hotel manager confirmed that the woman was staying on her own at the hotel since seven months ago. 

“During a check of the room, police found medicines, which belonged to the victim,” he said. 

In another case, an unidentified man, believed to be aged between 30 and 50, was found dead at Sungai Perai near Ampang Jajar, Bukit Mertajam on Thursday (May 23) morning. 

Seberang Perai Tengah OCPD Asst Comm Nik Ros Azhan Nik Abdul Hamid said the body was found around 11am, and was not wearing anything at the time.

“A post-mortem found no elements of criminal intent. Instead, there was injury at the chest area, left arm and buttocks - believed to have been caused by an animal.

“The victim is believed to have died more than three days, based on the state of his body,” he said. 

Police had classified both cases as sudden death.

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