Body of drowning victim found

SHAH ALAM (BERNAMA) – The body of a 38-year-old man who fell off the Sungai Nipah Jetty into the waters in Sungai Besar, Malaysia on Friday has been found.

Selangor Fire and Rescue Department assistant director Hafisham Mohd Noor said the body was found by the public at 11.45pm yesterday, about nine hours after the man was reported to have gone missing and feared drowned.

“The body was found at a depth of two metres, at a spot about three metres away from where he is believed to have fallen into the waters,” he said in a statement yesterday.

Earlier news reports said the man fell off the jetty while washing his face.