Grass-cutter in Melaka stumbles upon eight human body parts

  • Nation
  • Thursday, 10 Oct 2019

MELAKA (Bernama): A grass-cutter was going about his work beside the main road of Kampung Ladang near the Krubong industrial area here on Thursday (Oct 10) when he stumbled upon human body parts.

At 4pm, the 37-year-old man stumbled across eight body parts strewn on the ground along his grass-cutting route.

He immediately lodged a police report at the Tanjung Minyak police station.

Melaka Tengah police chief ACP Afzanizar Ahmad said the parts were at least five days old but declined to give details.

"We are not yet able to ascertain whether the parts belong to one or more than one victim.

"We have to await forensic analysis at the Melaka Hospital for conclusive details, ” he said when met by reporters at the scene.

The area was cordoned off and media personnel were not allowed to get near.

Police have classified the case as murder.

Anyone with missing family members or information on the case is urged to contact the nearest police station. – Bernama

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