SUNGAI BULOH: Family members of the six-year-old boy found dead after being reported missing at Apartment Idaman, Damansara Damai on Tuesday, are now at the Sungai Buloh Hospital mortuary waiting to claim his remains.
Police are expected to complete the post-mortem examination on Zayn Rayyan Abdul Matiin to identify the cause of death before releasing his remains to the family today.
The boy's father, Zaim Ikhwan Zahari, briefly spoke to reporters before entering the mortuary compound.
He said once the post-mortem examination is completed, Zayn, who is the eldest of his two children, is expected to be buried at the Seksyen 9 Kota Damansara Muslim cemetery after Zohor prayers today.
"Hopefully, the post-mortem examination will finish soon" he said before asking for privacy to mourn his loss.
The post-mortem process, which started at 9.30am, has yet to be completed as of 1pm.
Zayn Rayyan, an autistic boy reported missing on Tuesday afternoon in Damansara Damai, was found dead near a river close to his residence at 10pm yesterday.
The body of the six-year-old was discovered by a group of residents conducting a search operation.
The victim was found lying near the river, approximately 200 metres from his house at Apartment Idaman.
His mother, Ismanira Abdul Manaf, 28, had realised his disappearance when she could not find him after bringing groceries back to their walk-up apartment.
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