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Body of man found at foot of hill

Published on: Thursday, July 03, 2014

Kota Kinabalu: The body of a man was discovered at the foot of a hill at Kg Kayu Madang near the Kota Kinabalu Industrial Park, here, Wednesday.

The man, in his 30s, was discovered clad in jeans and dark shirt, by a 13-year-old girl at about 2.30pm.

It was learnt that the girl had gone to the area to look for jungle fruits when she stumbled on the corpse, prompting her to alert her grandparent who was close by.

The girl and her family were said to be staying in one of the houses located close to the area.

The body has been sent for post mortem to determine the cause of death.

In an unrelated case, a 25-year-old woman escaped unscathed when the Viva vehicle she was driving landed on its roof along Jalan Bundusan at about 10pm on Tuesday.

It was believed that the woman was heading towards the city centre from Beverly Hills Apartment when the mishap occurred.

She was assisted by passersby and traffic police who arrived later.