KUALA LUMPUR - A man was brutally stabbed and slashed to death in the heart of the city.
The body of M. Mugunthan, 28, was found in front of a hotel along Jalan Tan Cheng Lock with multiple stab and slash wounds to the neck, and his left wrist almost severed.
Dang Wangi OCPD Asst Comm Zainuddin Ahmad said a passer by had stumbled upon the body at around 10pm, Monday.
"The body was lying in a pool of blood along the five foot way, outside the hotel.
"Initial investigations have revealed that the man was from Mantin, Negri Sembilan," he said when met at the scene on Monday night.
He said a visual inspection of the body revealed multiple stab and slash wounds to the neck and left wrist.
"We have yet to establish a motive for the case.
"We also could not find any weapon at the scene of the crime," he said adding that the case was being investigated under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder. Those with information regarding the case should contact the police hotline at 03-2115 9999 or visit the nearest police station.