IPOH, May 29 (Bernama) -- A drug addict who was detained at the Sungai Siput
Utara Police lock up for the past three days, was found dead today, believed to
be due to illness.
Sungai Siput Police Chief, Supt Azman Salim said the 37-year-old suspect was
pronounced dead at 10am by a doctor who was called to treat him after claiming
that he was not feeling well.
Azman said the suspect from Aulong, Taiping had collapsed inside the cell
before a doctor was called to treat him.
His body was later sent to the Sungai Siput hospital for a post-mortem.
The suspect was detained on Sunday at Rimba Panjang, Sungai Siput after
urine tests showed he was positive for drugs.
Police have ruled out any foul play and classified the case as sudden death.