Remains Of A Man Who Was Reported Missing Found Inside A Drain On The PLUS Expressway

His family said that they last saw the deceased on 23 March.

Cover image via Berita Harian & Malay Mail

Police recently found the skeletal remains of a man inside a drain on the North South Expressway (PLUS) heading north

According to Berita Harian, the body was discovered on Saturday, 25 April at KM 281.8 of the highway.

Nilai district police chief Supt Mohd Nor Marzukee Besar said, "Investigations at the scene found the skeletal remains in a drain as deep as two and a half feet (0.76 metres)."

He also added that the body was clad in a T-shirt, black pants, and a helmet.

Image via Berita Harian

Early investigations found that the victim was a man in his 20s from Alor Gajah, Melaka

Bernama reported that police also found an identity card, a driver's licence, and about RM150 in a waist pouch that was worn by the deceased.

"No vehicle was found near the scene that could be associated with the deceased," said Marzukee.

The body has been sent to Tuanku Ja'afar Hospital in Seremban for an autopsy. The cause of death has yet to be determined. 

Image via Malay Mail

The victim's family said that they last saw the deceased on 23 March

They told the police that he left the house on a motorcycle to see his friend in Kuala Lumpur, reported Malay Mail.

Marzukee also said that the family of the deceased had previously lodged a missing person's report with the police.

Meanwhile, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has debunked rumours claiming that the incident took place at the Kajang-Seremban Highway (LEKAS)

A viral message has been circulating social media stating that the police found a body on the LEKAS highway instead of the PLUS highway.

According to the anti-fake news portal, the LEKAS highway management has confirmed that the message is untrue.

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