Body of unidentified man found floating at sea off Labuan

LABUAN (Bernama): The body of an unidentified man was found floating in the sea off Rusukan Kecil island, about two nautical miles from the Labuan jetty, on Saturday (Jan 2) morning.

Acting Labuan OCPD Deputy Supt Mohd Ibrahim Ghani (pic) said that they received a report on the discovery of the body from a member of the public at 10.34am Saturday.

"A marine police team, as well as healthcare personnel, retrieved the body which was fully clothed, ” he said.

DSP Ibrahim said the body was taken to Labuan Hospital for a post-mortem.

He also said that thus far there were no signs of injury found on the body that would suggest foul play.

"As we found no identification documents on the body, we are requesting those with missing family members to report to the nearest police station to assist in the investigation, ” he said.

He said a post-mortem had been conducted but the cause of the man’s death was yet to be known as other tests were also being carried out. - Bernama

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