PETALING JAYA: A man reported missing was found dead inside a car that had fallen into a drain in Sabak Bernam.
Selangor Fire and Rescue Department deputy director Wan Md Razali Wan Ismail said the car was found Friday (May 26) and a team was sent to the location near Hotel Sri Bernam at 4.25pm.
The car was wedged inside a large drain.
"The victim is a 28-year-old member of the Armed Forces. Firefighters extracted the body from the car by using a backhoe during the operation.
"The body has been handed over to the police for further investigations," he said when contacted.
It is learnt that the victim's wife had received notice that her husband had not reported for duty at the Lumut base and a police report was lodged by the family the next day.
The car was found by a grass cutter who was working in the area.
The victim has been identified as Mohamad Khair Mahat.