Cops identify skeletal remains found near Tampin

TAMPIN: Police have confirmed that the human skeletal remains found at an oil palm plantation in Felda Sg Kelamah near here on April 29 belonged to a 32-year-old man who had been reported missing more than a month earlier by his wife.

Tampin OCPD Supt Amiruddien Sariman said DNA tests carried out on the man's remains revealed that the deceased was Muhammad Syafiq Salehin, who had been reported missing since March 25.

"The man's remains were sent for post-mortem and DNA testing, which proved that they belonged to Muhammad Syafiq.

"The case is being investigated as a sudden death, and investigations are ongoing," he said in a statement.

Police also found a blue Yamaha LC135, a helmet, and a belt near the remains on April 29.

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