Police: Two deaths are linked to food poisoning at Gombak School

Two deaths due to food poisoning are linked to a local school.

In a press release on Tuesday (June 11,) Gombak OCPD Asst Comm Noor Ariffin Mohamad Nasir stated that the first incident involved the death of a seventeen-year-old after his mother had brought food back from school on June 8,

After eating the food, both the victim and his parents had diarrhoea. The victim was unconscious on June 10.

He said that medical officers at Hospital Kuala Lumpur pronounced him dead.

Second, a girl of two years old was involved.

“Her father who is a security guard in the school brought back food on the same date (June 8), and gave it the child. The victim’s mother noticed that her daughter had a fever on June 10. She was also vomiting and suffering from diarrhea.

He said that the little girl died after being treated by medical officers in Hospital Selayang.

The Selayang Hospital’s forensics division has been notified of the incident and both bodies have now been delivered to them. The police have classified this case as sudden deaths and have informed Health Ministry about the incident.

“Those who have information about the incident are encouraged to help with the investigation.” “They are encouraged to call the Gombak Police Station Chief Insp. Heirme Che. Mad on 014-238-9151, Insp. Khalpna. Rajandhiran, an investigating officer, at 012-501-8901 or Gombak Police Headquarters’ hotline, at 03-6126-2222,” said he.

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