Cook awaiting flight to S'pore dies at departure hall

  • Nation
  • Friday, 12 Jul 2019

MIRI (Bernama): A cook waiting for his flight to Singapore died at the departure hall of the Miri Airport on Thursday (July 11).

Miri district police chief ACP Lim Meng Seah said an immigration officer found Niek Pick Huat, 38, from Desa Murni, Bandar Baru Permyjaya, Miri, unconscious on a massage chair at the departure hall of the airport at about noon.

Following this, he said, a medical team from the Miri Airport and Miri Hospital arrived to provide first aid.

"The victim was pronounced dead at 1.05 pm,” he said.

ACP Lim said, based on information provided by the victim’s brother, Niek, who worked as a cook in Singapore, had high blood pressure.

Police classified the case as sudden death, he added. – Bernama

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