Body of drowning victim found at Sungai Besar, Selangor

SHAH ALAM (Bernama): The body of the 38-year-old man who fell off the Sungai Nipah Jetty into the waters in Sungai Besar near here on Friday (Oct 22) has been found.

Selangor Fire and Rescue Department assistant director Hafisham Mohd Noor said the body was found by the public at 11.45 pm on Friday about nine hours after the man was reported to have gone missing and feared drowned.

"The body was found at a depth of two metres, at a spot about three metres away from where he is believed to have fallen into the waters,” he said in a statement on Saturday (Oct 23).

Earlier news reports said the man fell off the jetty while washing his face. - Bernama

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