Woman found dead at Melaka oil palm estate leaves final instructions in letter

ALOR GAJAH: Police have discovered a letter left by a 43-year-old woman who was found dead in an oil palm estate at Jalan Kolam, Machap Baru here.

Alor Gajah OCPD Supt Arshad Abu said the letter was found on the dashboard of the woman's car.

It tells the police to contact a woman who will bring them to meet the daughter of the deceased to arrange her funeral.

"The deceased was reported missing since April 28 based on the MyKad details found inside the car," he said on Friday (April 30).

Supt Arshad said the body was found at 10am on Friday about 800m from the main road.

He said there were food packets and alcoholic beverages inside the car when the body was found.

"There was also a container with a residue like coal powder," he said.

Supt Arshad said based on preliminary findings, the woman could have died about two days ago.

"We have ruled out any foul play and have categorised the case as sudden death pending the outcome of the autopsy, ” he added.

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