Body of man retrieved from under Penang Bridge, second case in two days

GEORGE TOWN: Police have retrieved the body of a man seen floating at sea under the Penang Bridge at about noon on Wednesday (Feb 1).

The man is believed to have fallen off the bridge while travelling towards the island, marking the second similar case within two days.

Unfortunately, the victim did not survive and marine police rushed to the scene to retrieve the body.

On Tuesday (Jan 31), a 34-year-old man was rescued after he fell off the bridge and landed in the mud due to low tide.

Videos of both incidents have since gone viral on social media.

Those suffering from problems or mental health issues can reach out to: Mental Health Psychosocial Support Service (03-2935 9935 or 014-322 3392); Talian Kasih (15999 or WhatsApp 019-261 5999); Jakim's Family, Social and Community care centre (WhatsApp 011-1959 8214); and Befrienders Kuala Lumpur (03-7627 2929 or a full list of numbers and operating hours).

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