Saturday, August 20

Man found dead in hotel’s toilet


Sabah Civil Defence Department personnel carrying the victim’s body out of the budget hotel yesterday.

KOTA KINABALU: A 59-year-old man was found dead in the toilet of a budget hotel in Kg Air here around 4am yesterday.

It is believed the victim, identified as Tsen Nyuk Shinc had slipped and fell.

According to the victim’s friend, who declined to be identified, Tsen had been reported to be facing breathing difficulty and had sought medical treatment since 2006.

Meanwhile, city police chief ACP Jauteh Dikun, when contacted yesterday, dismissed any criminal elements and classified the case as sudden dead.

The body has been taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for a post-mortem.