Three-year-old boy found dead in KL from suspected abuse, aunt arrested

KUALA LUMPUR: A three-year-old boy has been found dead on his bed, believed to be from abuse.

Sentul OCPD Asst Comm Beh Eng Lai, in a statement Tuesday (Aug 16), said that the victim was found dead in a block of flats here on Aug 15.

"The death was confirmed by a medical officer at the scene. Checks on the body showed injuries on his chin, mouth and nose.

"Red marks were also seen below his left eye as well as bruises and scars on the victim's back and elbow," he said.

The victim's caretaker, a 40-year-old woman who is the child's aunt, was arrested.

Investigations showed that she had been taking care of the victim and his five-year-old brother.

The suspect has been remanded from Aug 16 until Aug 20.

Those with information on the case are urged to contact Sentul police at 03-4048 2206.

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