The crime scene had been cordoned off with police ribbon. Pic – Sahran Napi

Updated. A dead body was found on the stair of a shop house along the back lane off Market road, Bintulu old town this morning around 7.30am. The deceased was an Indonesian male.

Initial police investigation show the victim body had multiple wounds probably stabbed with sharp objects. The murderer still at large.

Tip-off by Francis Ngu Hown Hua of Bintulu News group.

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Body found on the back lane off Market road.

The back lane behind HSBC Bank being seal off by police.

Police sealing off the back lane behind KFC, HSBC Bank.

Curios onlookers checking on what’s happening.