JOHOR BARU: A man who took a woman he claimed to be his wife to a clinic bolted when the doctor pronounced her dead.
Apparently, he took her to the clinic in Bandar Baru Uda at about 3am yesterday when she fell unconscious following an asthma attack.
When the doctor said there were strangulation marks on her neck and that she had died, the man expressed shock and said he wanted to make a call.
But he disappeared from the clinic instead.
Johor Baru (North) OCPD Asst Comm Ruslan Hassan said the case had been classified as sudden death.
“However, we are exploring all angles pending a post-mortem report,” he said.
The body has been sent to Hospital Sultan Ismail.
“We are also studying CCTV footage from cameras on shops in the vicinity to ascertain the identity of the man,” he said.
ACP Ruslan added that the woman had no identification papers on her.
He urged those with information to contact 07-221 2999 or lodge a report at the nearest police station. - theStarOnline