M’sian Man Goes Missing, Body Found Inside Drain 2 Days Later

A heart attack was reportedly the cause of the tragedy.
The family members of a man who went missing last Saturday (June 22) were left reeling with shock and pain after his body was found inside a car which had fallen into a big drain.

M’sian man goes missing, body discovered inside drain days later

The victim, 42-year-old Lew Chee Wei, was feared to have gone missing and a notice pleading for the public’s help in locating him was issued out on Facebook.

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Lew wei chee missing person notice
Photo via China Press

This comes after he became uncontactable since the early morning hours on Saturday and was last seen driving a white BMW 528i.

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NST later reported that the Selangor Fire and Rescue Department received a call at 3pm yesterday (June 24) asking for help to retrieve a body from a drain located along the Bukit Jalil Highway towards Kuala Lumpur near Bandar Kinrara.

According to its director Wan Md Razali Wan Ismail, he said five members from the Puchong Fire and Rescue Station rushed to the scene, where they found an overturned car inside the drain.

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Lew wei chee's body found
Photo via China Press

“Operations commander Ahmad Rijal Hanifah reported that a BMW car was believed to have veered into the drain.

A local man was found inside the car and confirmed deceased, approximately 60 hours after the incident.

Wan Md Razali added that the body was later handed over to police for further action after it was extracted from the wreckage.

Firefighters inspecting lew wei chee's car
Photo via China Press

Believed to have died of a heart attack

According to China Press, Lew was supposed to meet up with a client at Icon City in Kelana Jaya and hang out with his colleagues at a bar in Bukit Jalil later.

However, he reportedly suffered a heart attack and died, causing the car to veer off the road and fall into the drain.

Our condolences to Lew’s family for their loss and we hope they will find comfort amidst this difficult time.


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