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Body of burned elderly woman found in Kelana Jaya

KUALA LUMPUR: A body of woman in her 60s, with severe burns, was found on the roadside in Kelana Jaya this morning.

Petaling Jaya police chief Assistant Commissioner Mohamad Fakhrudin Abd Hamid said members of the public reported the incident at 3.46am.

"A police patrol car and a fire engine from the Damansara Fire and Rescue Station were dispatched to the scene at Jalan SS22 Kelana Jaya," he said in a statement today.

He said the victim, whose body was covered by nearly 80 per cent burns, died at the scene and the case has been classified as sudden death.

Members of the public with any information are urged to contact the Petaling Jaya District Police Headquarters operations room at 03-79662222. -- Bernama

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