Man dies in fall from shopping complex

BUKIT MERTAJAM - A 24-year-old man was killed after he fell from the tenth floor of a shopping complex in Jalan Arumugam Pillai.

Central Seberang Prai OCPD Asst Comm Nik Ros Azhan Nik Abdul Hamid said the deceased, identified as R. Previn, 24, from Taman Sejahtera, fell to the ground near the complex's car park exit at about 11am yesterday.

"The man is believed to have stuck his head out through an open window of a toilet before falling over.

"We arrived shortly after receiving a report.

"The medical team arrived later and confirmed he was dead," he said in a statement.

ACP Nik Ros said initial investigations found no foul play.

The body was sent to Bukit Mertajam Hospital for a postmortem.

The case has been classified as sudden death.


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