Traffic this morning (19 November) was backlogged from the KL Sentral exit following the closure of Jalan Bangsar due to the discovery of a dead body in the middle of the road.
Photo via Twitter (ITIS_TRAFIK)
According to the New Straits Times, police believe that the victim was murdered but investigations are still ongoing.
The Kuala Lumpur Criminal Investigation Department (CID) chief, Asst Comm Nik Ros Azhan Nik Ab Hamid confirmed the forensics team were investigating the case at the scene, stating that “Investigation is ongoing and we will inform of any further developments later.”
Meanwhile, Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL), via its traffic information Twitter account informed road users of the road closure at 7:20 am today.
A traffic camera image has recently gone viral showing the image of the dead body covered by a white cloth in the middle of the road.
The road has since been opened.
By: Aishah Akashah Ahadiat