Fisherman finds semi-naked body floating out at sea

January 2, 2016 10:10 AM

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KOTA KINABALU: A fisherman had a shock of his life when he saw a semi-naked body floating out at sea in Sandakan.

The man had just left the shore at about 7am on Jan 1, when he saw a body, clad in shorts and a bra, floating midway out at sea.

Sandakan district police chief Assist Comm Zabidi Mohd Zain said a team of marine police brought the body back to the jetty after receiving a call from the fisherman.

He said the victim, believed to be a woman in her 20s, was found with no visible injuries.

ACP Zabidi said the victim was brought to the district hospital at about 1.25pm for a post-mortem to determine the cause of death.

He also urged anyone with missing relatives to contact the police or help identify the victim.


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