Fire and Rescue Department team retrieving the body.

Squatters along the Sibiew river were shocked to discover what they thought as a floating debris was actually a human body and quickly alert the authorities this morning.

Bintulu Fire and Rescue Department immediately despatched a team to recover the body and identified the deceased as female wearing blue jogging attire, with an earphone still attached to her leg.

The body was still in early stage of decomposition, believed to have died over last 24-hours had been sent to Bintulu hospital for forensic investigation.

Contact Bintulu hospital if anyone in your family had gone missing over the last few days.

Thank to Francis Ngu Hown Hua for the tip-off and photos.