55-year-old Bruneian found dead in rented house

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BRUNEI-MUARA

A 55-year-old Bruneian was found dead in a rented house at Jalan Kampung Sungai Tampoi following a report by the next-door neighbour.

The Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF), who confirmed the report, arrived at the scene around 2.30pm after receiving a complaint regarding putrid smell coming from the deceased house.

Initial investigations revealed that the deceased was believed to have been dead for nearly two weeks before the report was made.

The cause of death, said the RBPF spokesperson, is still under investigation. Identity of the deceased has been withheld however, sources suggest that the deceased was a former reporter of one of the Sultanate’s news dailies.

One of the residents of the housing complex, requesting for anonymity, said the deceased was known to be gracious and got along well with the neighbours.

The Brunei Times