LUMUT (Bernama): After about 20 hours of being reported missing, the body of a man feared to have drowned while bathing with seven friends in Teluk Batik has been found.
Manjung Fire and Rescue Station Operations chief Mohd Azmin Abdul Aziz said the body of R. Vigneis, 22, was found floating at 2.20pm Monday (June 29), about one kilometre from where he was reported missing.
"The body of the victim has been handed over to the police for further action. The search and rescue operations ended at 2.48pm,” he said when contacted.
Vigneis was reported missing at 6.10pm Sunday (June 28) after being swept away by strong waves with his friend S. Emmanuel Raj, 21, who was later found drowned at 6.50pm the same day.
The two victims and six others arrived at Teluk Batik from Ipoh at 2.30pm. - Bernama
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