Couple Leaves Behind A Child’s Body On The Road After An Accident & Flees In Another Car
A couple left behind a car they crashed, as well as the dead body of a child, after an accident at Tampin, Negeri Sembilan
Harian Metro reported Tampin district police chief Supt Anuwal Ab Wahab as saying that the man and woman, in their 30s and 20s respectively, were on their way to Felda Bukit Jalor with a two year-old boy on 26 June.
While on Jalan Sungai Kelamah in Jelai, Gemas, Anuwal said the man driving the Proton Iswara tried to overtake a lorry on the road before losing control and crashing by the roadside.
"The car spun around a few times and hit the lorry. Because of the accident, the woman and the boy were thrown out of the car. The boy was thrown onto the middle of the road and was crushed by an unidentified car that was passing by," said Anuwal.
He added that the boy was then declared dead by an assistant medical officer from Klinik Kesihatan Jelai and was transported to Tampin Hospital for an autopsy.
The couple, however, fled the situation by stealing a passer-by's car that had stopped to lend a helping hand. They left the child's body behind at the scene.
The two suspects were then arrested at their home in Felda Bukit Jalor, and police found drugs in the man's car
According to Sinar Harian, Anuwal said that the couple tested positive for drugs after going through a urine test. Checks also found that the man has 14 past narcotics abuse records while the woman has one.
He added that the man was remanded for four days under Section 39A (1) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1985. He was then remanded again yesterday, 30 June, for stealing a car. The woman, who was the biological mother of the child, was remanded for one day to assist in the investigation.
The body of the child was passed to his birth father, who laid him to rest on 28 June.