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Man Jumped Off 29th Floor Of Bukit Bintang Central Plaza Because He Couldn't Pay His Debts

He was a delivery man for a company located across the Central Plaza building.

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A 36-year-old delivery man reportedly jumped to his death from the 29th floor of Central Plaza in Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur yesterday, 3 January

China Press reported that the man, who worked for a company located across the Central Plaza building, was found dead at around 6pm yesterday.

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The 36-year-old had not shown any noticeable changes in behaviour before the incident

After recording statements from his friends, Dang Wangi Police chief ACP Shaharudin Abdullah confirmed that the man had not shown any signs of despair or anxiety prior to his death.

"Interviews with friends and colleagues revealed that the victim showed no noticeable change in behaviour. One said that the victim was last seen during breakfast and appeared fine," Shaharudin was quoted as saying by The Star.

Police believe the man, who hailed from Negeri Sembilan, could not repay the debts he owed

The 36-year-old reportedly applied for multiple personal loans since he moved to Kuala Lumpur for work.

China Press reported that he came from a poor family in Negeri Sembilan.

Police have ruled the man's case as a sudden death report (SDR). Meanwhile, the man's body has been delivered to the Kuala Lumpur Hospital for post-mortem. 

Suicide should not be an option. If you or anyone you know may be at risk of suicide, please call these hotlines:

1. ALL WOMEN'S ACTION SOCIETY (AWAM) - TELENITA
Address: 85, Jalan 21/1, Sea Park, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Contact: +603-7877 0224 | Website

2. BEFRIENDERS
Address: 95 Jalan Templer, 46000, Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Contact: +603-7956 8144 | +603-7956 8145 | [email protected] | Website

3. DBKL TELECOUNSELLING
Address: Tingkat 1, Menara DBKL, Jalan Raja Laut 50350 Kuala Lumpur.
Contact: 1800-88-2600 | 03-26179905

4. TALIAN NUR
Contact: 15999 | [email protected]

5. WOMEN'S AID ORGANISATION (WAO)
Contact: +03-7956 3488 |[email protected] | Website


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