Foul smell leads to discovery of dead body in Kajang apartment


KAJANG: A bad smell bothering residents at an apartment block here led to the discovery of a dead body in one of the units.

Kajang OCPD Asst Comm Mohd Zaid Hassan said that the police were alerted about the discovery at 4.07pm on Sunday (May 3).

"A security guard reported the incident and upon investigation, police personnel found the body of a 59-year-old man at the balcony of one of the units on the second floor," he said.

Fire and Rescue Department personnel from the Kajang fire station was called in to help gain access to the unit and found the deceased lying fully clothed on the floor.

ACP Zaid said the man is believed to have been dead for more than a day and police have ruled out foul play.

The remains were brought to Hospital Serdang for post-mortem and the case has been classified as a sudden death.

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