Post-Mortem on Tambun Landslide Victims Completed

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The post-mortem conducted on the two victims who were found buried in a landslide at the Hotsprings Retreat in Tambun near Ipoh yesterday found that they died due to injuries from being crushed by the rubble in a landslide.

Perak Fire and Rescue Department

Ipoh district police chief ACP A Asmadi Abdul Aziz, when met at the Foresnsic Department of the Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital today, said with the findings, the police had classified both the cases as sudden death.

He said both victims, a man and a woman, were from Kuala Lumpur and in Ipoh on work purposes.

Asmadi said Ooi Chee Wei, 39, worked at an oil and gas company while Lee Tze Juin, 32, was a property agent.

The bodies were claimed by their relatives today.

The man’s body was claimed by his wife at 10.45am, while that of the woman, by her younger sister at 11.20am, he added.

However, the family members of the victims declined to meet members of the media.

Rescue members found the body of Ooi at 9.55am, followed by Lee a few minutes later in the rubble of the landslide which occurred at 1.30am yesterday.