Body of missing man in Teluk Cowie found

  • Nation
  • Monday, 08 Jun 2020

TAWAU (Bernama): The body of Nurul Maslan Sabran, 34, who was reported missing at Teluk Cowie last Friday (June 5), was found today (June 8).

This was confirmed by the victim's younger brother, Ismail Sabran, 33, during a media visit to his residence in Taman Apas Permai here at 10.30am.

Ismail said the body of his older brother, Nurul Maslan, was found floating in the waters of Pulau Sebatik at the Malaysian-Indonesian border.

He also confirmed that he had received a call from the police regarding the discovery of the body and for identification purposes.

He requested a post-mortem to be carried out to determine the cause of his brother’s death.

Last Friday, a marine police patrol team found an unmanned boat with the engine still on in the waters off Ice Box at 5.50pm.

The victim was believed to have set off from mainland Tawau heading to Sungai Melayu at 2.30pm on the day of the incident but failed to arrive at his destination. – Bernama

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