Man falls to his death from second floor of hospital


GEORGE TOWN: A man fell to his death from the second floor of Penang Hospital.

George Town OCPD Asst Comm Che Zaimani Che Awang said a witness had earlier seen the 54-year-old victim sitting near a window. 

"Based on the witness' statement, the man was not pushed (from the window)," he said in a statement Tuesday (June 11).

ACP Che Zaimani also said the patient did not have anyone looking after him at the hospital.

He said the man was admitted on Sunday (June 9) after being diagnosed with pulmonary tuberculosis.

"The case has classified as sudden death," he added.

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