Malaysian boy, 6, dies after being left in van for three hours

PETALING JAYA - A six-year-old boy has died after he was allegedly left inside a van for about three hours.

Muhammad Iqram Danish and three other children were on their way to kindergarten at Jalan Desa, Bandar Country Homes, Rawang, Gombak at 2pm on Friday.

Gombak Deputy OCPD Mohd Marzuki Mohd Mokhtar said the van driver, 21, had not noticed that Muhammad Iqram had fallen asleep at the back of the van.

"He was already unconscious when he was discovered at the back of the van at 5pm," he added.

The boy was rushed to Hospital Sungai Buloh but was pronounced dead there.

Police are investigating the case under Section 31(1) of the Child Act 2001 for neglect.

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