Man found dead at side of road in Pujut

The body brought into a police vehicle.

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By Brad Rantayy

MIRI, Feb 1: Pedestrians and local residents were shocked to find a dead man lying by the shoulder of a road at Lorong Pujut 2C this evening.

The police immediately mobilised a team of officers after they were alerted of the discovery at around 5pm.

The victim, believed to be in his 50s, was only clad in his underwear and black t-shirt when found by the public.

“Prior to the discovery, the victim was last spotted sitting at the junction of Pujut 2C at around 3.30pm,” a source said.

It was understood that the deceased, a local, was living in Pujut Corner.

The police is still investigating the actual cause of death. The body was brought to Miri Hospital for a post mortem.

At the moment, the case is being classified as sudden death. — DayakDaily