A man who was having a drink at a restaurant was shocked when he saw the decomposed body of a woman floating in the river near Mile 3 in Jalan Ipoh here.
Sentul OCPD Asst Comm Zakaria Pagan said police were alerted about the incident near Jalan Murai 1 at about 4.30pm.
“We arrived at the scene and pulled out the decomposed body of the woman, who was wearing a gown,” he said, adding that police believed the woman had died three days ago.
He said initial investigations showed that the woman was in her 30s and she had a bruise on her head which was consistent with an injury sustained from falling into the river.
“We are investigating the cause of death and identity of the victim,” he said, adding that the case had been classified as sudden death.