LABUAN: The body of a young woman was found in a drain at Jalan Tun Mustapha here Friday.
Her friend, who spotted the body of the woman in her 20’s at about 4.15pm alerted the police.
Superintendent Mohamad Farid Ahmad, the Labuan police chief said police will interview the friends, in order to identify the victim.
“The body was found in mud in the drain, and we have to confirm how long the deceased had died,” he was reported as saying.
He said police had yet to classify the case as a sudden death or other elements involved and urged the public who have any information about the incident to come forward to assist investigation.
The remains were taken to the Labuan nucleus hospital for a post mortem to be conducted to determine the cause of death.
No arrests have been made at time of publication.