Teen found drowned in lake at Sarikei sand mining site


SIBU: A thirteen-year-old boy who was reported missing while bathing in a lake at a sand mining site at Jalan Kin San, Sarikei, about 58km from here on Sunday (June 26) was found drowned early Monday (June 27).

A spokesman at the Sarawak Fire and Rescue Department’s operations centre, when contacted Monday, said the body of Terry Leon Zi Jun was found at 12.30am by family members.

He said a search-and-rescue operation was conducted by a team from the Sarikei Fire and Rescue Station following a report on the missing boy at about 8.35pm, but it was halted about two hours later as it was getting dark. - Bernama

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