KENINGAU: A senior citizen believed to have jumped off from Pegalan Bridge at about 1.50pm last Monday has been found dead near Mili Hasil quarry at Kg. Banjar, about 2km from where he was reported missing.
District Police Chief, Deputy Superintendant Douglas Nyeging Taong, said the victim, known as Tan Kim Sin, 79, from Taman Bersatu, here, was found by the SAR team at 10am the next day.
He said the drowned victim was found by the operation team consisting of personnel from JBPM, PDRM, JPAM, and RELA.
“The victim could not be found at the same day due to bad weather and it was already getting dark,” he said when contacted.
The victim’s body has been sent to Keningau Hospital for autopsy and to be identified by the victim’s family. –SayangSabah