Man discovered lifeless after missing from work since Friday

The body being taken to Miri Hospital morgue.

By Brad Rantayy

MIRI, Aug 26: A man was found dead face up inside his house in Kampung Lereng Bukit by his co-worker and employer today.

The discovery came three days after the deceased failed to show up for work on Friday.

Worried, his employer and a co-worker went to the house to check on him around 11.30am, where they discovered his motionless body inside.

The police were immediately alerted.

The body has been taken to Miri Hospital morgue for a post-mortem.

Meanwhile, Miri Police chief ACP Lim Meng Seah when contacted today, said presently, the case is being investigated as a sudden death.

“We found no criminal elements on the body,” he said.