A foreign woman found dead on the bank of river

MIRI, Jan 29: A body of foreign woman was found on the bank of the river at Jalan Krokop 10, here, today.

Miri District Police Chief, ACP Alexson Naga Chabu said a foreign woman aged around 34 was found fully clothed.

According to him, the police received a report about the incident from public at 9:03 am.

“A team of officers and members from the Miri Central Police Station have gone to the scene of the incident in the area where the ship is docked.

“Medical officers from Miri General Hospital have confirmed the death. An examination of the body of the deceased and the scene of the incident found that there were no elements of crime,” he said in a statement.

The victim’s body was then taken to the Miri General Hospital Forensic Department for an autopsy to identify the cause of death and a Sudden Death Investigation Paper (SDR) was opened to identify the cause of death.

The public is advised not to make any speculations regarding this case as it will interfere with the investigation and individuals who have any further information related to this case are asked to come forward to the nearest Police Station to pass on the information.

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