Body of one of three teenagers feared drowned found

  • Nation
  • Thursday, 30 May 2019

(From left) Teerince, Trisha and Nurul Syahiera in an earlier photo taken at the jetty infront of their longhouse in Sungai Tutus.

SIBU: The body of one of the three teenagers who were feared drowned on Wednesday (May 29) while swimming in Sungai Nanga Tutus, Igan, has been found.

State Fire and Rescue Department, in its update on the case, said the body of Trisha Janggok Tommy,12, was found floating at 2.30pm on Thursday (May 30) near the Bomba post jetty.

Her father had identified the body, which was later sent to the mortuary of Sibu Hospital.

Search and rescue operations continue to look for the other two teens Trance Gong Tommy, 14, and Nurul Syahiera Salam, 13.

Ten firemen from Sungai Merah fire station rushed to the scene at about 4.10pm on Wednesday (May 29) in a boat to search for the victims.

The SAR was called off at 7pm on the first day, but resumed at 10.30am Thursday (May 30).

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