Lawyer dies after falling from building in Sibu

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Editor’s Note: The story has been updated at 4.09pm.

SIBU, Sept 7: A lawyer was declared dead on the scene after falling from a tall building in Sibu at 1.45pm in a an incident that shocked the town.

Video clips of the incident had gone viral, showing the 43-year-old man, who was married with one child, falling from the building.


Screengrabs of the video also showed a police car at the scene at the time of the man’s death.

According to one resident, the man had walked towards a building at about 10am.

“All windows of the building have security grills. A staff of the office saw the man and immediately informed the security guard of the building. The guard had also called up the police.”

However, before the police arrived, the man was seen falling off the building.

The cause behind the man’s actions is still unknown, and police are investigating the suspected case of suicide. — DayakDaily