DUNGUN: An advertising executive, who went missing after venturing into the Kelmin forest in Pasir Raja here to take photographs of the environment, was found dead near a river by a search and rescue team.
Dungun police chief Supt Dahlan Mohd Nor said the body of Harry Nian, 40, from Selangor, was found at 9.40am Saturday by the bank of the Kelmin River here.
“The victim is believed to have been dead for three to four days.
“He was said to have gone alone to the forest located about 30 kilometres from Kampung Kuala Jengai on Aug 18.
“He is understood to have entered the area a number of times to take photographs,” he told Bernama.
Dahlan said police received a missing person report on Friday and immediately mounted the search operation with the assistance of other departments.
He said the body had been sent to Dungun Hospital for a post mortem. – Bernama