KUALA LUMPUR - The body of a young boy was found inside a plastic bag by a worker cleaning a drain at Jalan Kampung Chin Lee, Kepong on Thursday.
City CID chief Senior Asst Comm Rusdi Mohd Isa said the victim, believed to be aged between three and four years old, was found at 3pm Thursday with injuries on the right side of his head.
He said the worker noticed a stench coming from a black plastic bag while cleaning the drain near a car workshop. The employee of a scrap metal factory also noticed a leg with maggots on it in the bag.
SAC Rusdi said forensics personnel at the scene found that the victim was fully clothed and was wearing diapers.
He said the body of the victim was sent to Kuala Lumpur Hospital for post-mortem.
The case was being investigated under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder.