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A man died after falling from UTC Tower

Site of the incident
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KOTA KINABALU: A 26 years old man died after falling from UTC building, this evening.

The victim, Charls Chui, from Kg. Tanaki Tambunan, once worked as a security guard at the building premise, died at the location due to serious injury on the head after falling from the 9th of 10th floor of the building.

One of the witness, a UTC Management office worker, said he heard a loud noise as if a car had just crashed, and as he went to look out from the window, he saw the victim was lying on the ground with injured head.

The witness then notified the UTC Tower counter about the incident and urged for the police and ambulance to be contacted.

Ambulance from Queen Elizabeth Hospital arrived 10 minutes later and the medical team declared that the victim has died.

Based on investigation, the victim was believed to have jumped down from the emergency stairs window at the 9th or 10th floor.

Further inspection at the scene discovered footsteps near the  window that was found opened.

The victim’s body was sent to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Forensic Department for autopsy and investigation is still ongoing. -SayangSabah


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