Body of girl who fell into monsoon drain found

KUALA LUMPUR: The body of a four-year-old girl, who went missing after falling into a monsoon drain in Kota Perdana, has been found.

Serdang OCPD Asst Comm AA Anbalagan said the child's body was as discovered at Lombong D'Island near Jalan Puchong-Cyberjaya at 8.17am on Tuesday (April 2).

"Residents who found the body alerted the police and the Fire and Rescue Department.

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"The body was found some 7km from the initial place where the family of five was swept away in the monsoon drain.

"The father identified the body as that of his youngest child," he said when contacted.

The body has since been sent to Hospital Serdang for a post-mortem, he added.

It was reported that a family of five was fishing in a monsoon drain near a stream in Jalan KP 4/9 Kota Perdana on Sunday (March 31) when they were swept away by strong currents.

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The 40-year-old father and his nine-year-old son survived.

The body of the family's 10-year-old son was found on Sunday night while the 38-year-old mother's body was discovered on Monday (April 1) afternoon.

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