Monday, August 3

Tawau businessman found dead in hotel room


KOTA KINABALU: A businessman from Tawau was found dead in a hotel room here yesterday morning.

Police believed that Manjor Mastan @ Mohammad Manjor, 62, whose address is Jalan Jambu, Off Jalan Sin Onn, Tawau had died of a heart attack.

City police chief, ACP M. Chandra, said that police received a call from the hotel’s security department at about 9.22 am yesterday informing that a guest had passed away.

Initial investigation found that Manjor had stayed in the hotel alone and was found lifeless at the side of his bed.

Chandra said that the police has ruled out any foul play as there were no injuries found on the deceased’s body and nor were there any signs of a forced entry into the hotel room.

“His laptop, Ipad, watch and wallet were found intact in the room,” Chandra said, adding that the body has been sent to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital I for post mortem to determine the actual cause of death.