Body found floating near Kampong Saba

|     James Kon     |

A WOMAN’S body was found floating in the Brunei River, early yesterday morning, near Kampong Saba.

A statement from the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) said the Kampong Ayer Police Station was alerted to the case, after receiving an emergency call at 6.52am.

The body was initially examined by personnel from the Criminal Investigation Department, before being transported to the Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital for a further examination.

The RBPF has confirmed that the deceased is a 45-year-old local woman, who was identified by family members.

Anyone with more information relating to the incident is urged to contact the police at 993.