SANDAKAN: The body of a fishing vessel crew member, who was reported missing on Tuesday, has been recovered in the waters off Kampung Tanjung Batu.
Sandakan acting police chief Supt Fadzil Mohd Ali said the deceased, identified only as Ramli, an Indonesian in his 40s, was found by villagers
yesterday at 1.47 pm.
Marine police sent the remains to Duchess of Kent Hospital here for post mortem, he said when contacted by Bernama today.
The victim was believed to have fallen off the boat which was heading to Tanjung Sugut Beluran, from here.
The vessel’s skipper was only aware of the victim’s disappearance upon reaching Pulau Nunuyan Laut. – BERNAMA