Man bludgeoned with golf club dies in Miri hospital


MIRI: A 51-year-old man died at Miri Hospital after he was found bludgeoned on his head in his squatter home in Kampong Pasir Lutong on Sunday.

Police have arrested two men, aged 27 and 55, believed to be the man’s cousins to assist in the murder investigations. A broken golf club was seized from the suspects.

Miri police chief Asst Comm Khoo Leng Huat said the man was found unconcious with severe head wounds Sunday afternoon.

His daughter lodged a police report after rushing him to the hospital.

“We arrested the two suspects for causing serious injuries with a weapon. We also seized a golf club that had broken into two,” ACP Khoo said.

He said police reclassified the case after being informed by the hospital that the victim had died.

“We have reclassified the case as murder,” he said adding that the two suspects have been remanded for four days.

He said there were cracks on the victim’s skull

Source: The Star

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