Charred body found in car near Sepang

SEPANG: The charred body of a man has been found in a burnt vehicle near Kota Warisan here on Wednesday (Oct 28).

Sepang OCPD Asst Comm Wan Kamarul Azran Wan Yusof said they were alerted after receiving a distress call about an explosion at around 3.30am.

"The caller, who stays at a hostel along Jalan Airport City 2, went over to investigate and saw fire raging in the secondary jungle there and called 999.

"Our investigators went to the scene and found the burnt wreckage of a Toyota Harrier.

"The fire was put out by the Fire and Rescue Department and a burnt body was found in the front passenger seat," he said Wednesday.

He said checks on the vehicle chassis number revealed that it was owned by an Indian man.

"The body was 90% burnt and had to be removed by the Fire and Rescue Department.

"Checks at the scene revealed burn marks 10m away from the vehicle," he said, adding that the body was sent to the Serdang Hospital for post mortem.

ACP Wan Kamarul Azran said they would only classify the case once they receive results of the post mortem, which will be conducted on Thursday (Oct 29) morning.

He also urged anyone with information on the case to contact the police hotline at 03-2052 9999 or visit the nearest police station.

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