Man found dead in a parked lorry

The deceased was found by a colleague on the front passenger seat.

SIBU, Oct 16: A man was found dead on the front passenger seat of a lorry which was parked at Lorong 19, Jalan Ding Lik Kong, Sibu today.

Sibu District Police Chief, ACP Stanley Jonathan Ringgit said the victim was identified as Willson Jambai Karani, 40, from Rumah Saba, Nang Sengaih Julau.

“Preliminary investigation at the scene revealed that the deceased, a lorry driver was found by a colleague lying on the front passenger seat,” he said.

The colleague had stumbled upon him sitting motionless and not breathing.

ACP Stanley said the deceased had earlier complained to another colleague of suffering from dizziness and heatstroke.


“No injuries were found on the victim’s body and paramedic from Sibu Hospital has confirmed that the victim died at the scene,” he added. The body had sent to the Sibu Hospital Mortuary for further action.

ACP Stanley said that the case has been classified as sudden death.— DayakDaily