Missing man found drowned in Tatau, Sarawak


BINTULU: The body of a man, who was feared to have drowned after going out to set up a fish trap in Sungai Annau, Tatau, about 80km from here on Wednesday (May 22), has been found at 1.41pm on Saturday (May 25).

A Sarawak Fire and Rescue Department operations centre spokesman said that based on information from the victim's nephew, the body of Nicholas Daniel, 48, was found about 7km from where his boat was discovered on the day he was reported missing.

"The body, which was found without legs and hands, has been handed over to the police," he said in a statement on Thursday (May 25).

He said the victim had gone out to set up a fish trap in Sungai Annau in Tatau by boat at about 5pm on Wednesday and that a witness had found the boat, without the victim, on the same day. – Bernama

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