The decomposing body of the man was found in his home

The decomposing body of a man was found inside his home in Jalan Meranti, Tambang Badak in Alor Setar.

Alor Setar: The stench surrounding a residential area led to the discovery of the body of a man inside his home in Jalan Meranti, Tambang Badak here, this morning.

According to Otosan Malaysia, the Kota Star district police chief, Ahmed Shukri died another, said the 56-year-old’s body was found after his neighbor smelled bad.

“When he came home from work around seven in the morning, the male neighbor smelled a foul odor. Then the neighbor tried to call the deceased and called him, but there was no answer.

“Then the neighbor called the emergency number 999. After the fire department opened the door, the victim was found lying on his back and his body smelled already,” he said.

He added that the initial investigation at the scene found that the victim’s body had already decomposed.

“A comprehensive search was conducted and no signs of housebreaking or other criminal elements were found. The victim’s body was then transferred to the forensic medicine at Sultana Bahia Hospital for an autopsy and further procedures were taken.”

Assistant Director of Fire and Rescue Operations Division, Malaysian Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) Kedah, Senior Fire Chief Mohamad Ihsan Mohamad. Zain said that the victim’s home was found closed and his body was found in the living room.

“On reaching the site, we had to use special equipment to open the door of the victim’s house,” he said.

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