Body of elderly man found at Jalan Bukit Bayor, identity to be ascertained

Police and Bomba personnel carrying the body of an elderly man wrapped in white cloth on a stretcher.

By Karen Bong

KUCHING, June 5: A body of an elderly man has been found near a river at Jalan Bukit Bayor near Tabuan Jaya here today.

According to preliminary findings, the body was found by two workers carrying out cleaning works along the river.

Police and Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) teams were on site at about 1pm to retrieve the body.

The body of the elderly man wrapped in white cloth was seen being carried out from a bush on a stretcher by the officers in full personal protective equipment (PPE) at about 1.10pm.

However, the identity of the man has yet to be ascertained, pending investigations and a full report from the enforcement authorities. — DayakDaily