Thursday, January 25, 2007

Magistrate found Dead in Miri Motel

MIRI: A magistrate serving in northern Sarawak was found dead in a motel room here.

Magistrate Khairul Yunus Jamil, 33, from Pahang, was found yesterday slumped on the floor of the room that he had been staying in for the past few months.

The magistrate, who was serving at the Miri Court Complex, was a long-term tenant in the motel, located only about 300m from his place of work.

His body was discovered at 4pm by a court employee who had gone to visit him.

It is learnt that the magistrate had been on sick leave for the past week.

Police received an emergency call and rushed to the motel.

Senior police officers at the scene, including top brass from the Miri CID and the prosecution department, declined to comment.

The magistrate had complained about feeling unwell before taking medical leave.

Source : STAR
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