No criminal elements in case of boy found drowned in PJ, say cops

KUALA LUMPUR: The police found no criminal elements in the case of a boy found drowned in a recreational lake in Sea Park, Petaling Jaya, on Tuesday (Feb 27).

Petaling Jaya OCPD Asst Comm Shahrulnizam Ja'afar said the forensic examination conducted at Sungai Buloh Hospital on Wednesday (Feb 28) revealed no signs of injury or abuse on the body of the five-year-old victim.

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"The doctor determined the cause of death as drowning and the case has been classified as sudden death,” he said in a statement, adding that the investigation will continue under Section 31(1)(a) of the Child Act 2001 for neglect and negligence by the guardian.

Shahrulnizam said police received a report about the victim's disappearance, who is also a person with disability (PWD) cardholder with autism, at about 6.30pm Tuesday.

He said the victim went missing while playing with his twin, as their father fell asleep watching them.

He said the victim's body was found floating about 4m from the lakeside at 6.50pm by members of the public. - Bernama

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