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Two teens found dead in car with engine running
Published on: Friday, October 12, 2018

Sandakan: Two youths were found dead in a car with the engine still running by the roadside in Kampung Jaya Baru, near here, Thursday.

Kinabatangan District Police Chief Supt A. Sahak Rahmat said the victims were identified as Mohd Fitri Haimin, 19, from Bukit Mas Palm Oil Workers Housing, Lahad Datu and Mohd Helmi Muhammad, 19, from Kampung Desa Bajau, Peringkat 3, Jalan Tengah Nipah, Lahad Datu.

He said a member of the public informed the police at 11.46am about a car with two men sleeping in it, parked by the roadside at Km 80, Jalan Kinabatangan-Lahad Datu.


A police team went to the scene and found a white Proton Myvi car parked by the roadside with the engine on.

"The two men were found lying down in the front seats and did not respond even after several knocks on the windows and doors of the vehicle," he said.

A. Sahak said a team from the Kinabatangan Fire and Rescue Department had to force the door open. Initial investigation found no physical injuries on both victims and a medical officer from Kinabatangan Hospital confirmed the men dead. Both bodies were sent to the Kinabatangan Hospital. - Mardinah Jikur

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