QuickCheck: Was a human skeleton discovered beside a river in Johor?

ALL sorts of things can turn up when a person goes fishing: old boots, rubbish and of course, ideally fish. However, sometimes people can and do make rather grisly discoveries.

Recently, a claim went viral online that a human skeleton was found by an angler in Kluang, Johor.

Is there any truth to this?



In a statement, Kluang OCPD Assistant Comm Bahrin Mohd Noh confirmed this and said the person came across the human remains near Ladang Tereh Mill.

He said that a police report has since been lodged on the matter and it is being investigated by the Paloh police station.

“The body was in a heavily decomposed state and almost all of its skeleton could be seen,” said ACP Bahrin.

He added that a forensics team found a blue T-shirt and a long-sleeved jacket on the body, but no identification documents.

ACP Bahrin said the body has been sent to Hospital Enche Besar Hajjah Khalsom here for a post-mortem and that the case has been classified as sudden death.

SOURCE: https://www.sinarharian.com.my/article/251331/berita/semasa/rangka-manusia-ditemui-terdampar-tepi-sungai

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