Sungai Bakap Hospital looking for next-of-kin of deceased man

NIBONG TEBAL (Bernama: The Sungai Bakap Hospital (HSB) is looking for the next-of-kin of a man who died of a heart attack on Sept 3 as the body has been kept at the hospital's Forensic Unit until Sunday (Sept 12).

A HSB spokesperson said the man has been identified as 67-year-old Lee Tuck Chin and added that he died at about 3pm and his last known address is No. 362 Sungai Puyu, Butterworth near here.

"We received information that the deceased was previously from a welfare home in Nibong Tebal and after his death, the hospital tried to trace his relatives or next-of-kin to make the necessary arrangement for a funeral, but has been unsuccessful," he said when contacted on Sunday.

Anyone who has information on the deceased’s family members or next-of kin are urged to contact HSB Forensics Unit to make arrangements to claim the body. - Bernama

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