Monday, September 25, 2017

Police find head, body in Pazundaung creek

Police found a headless body and body-less head near a creek in Dawabon township, but said the two don’t belong together.

The body, found drifting in Pazundaung creek in Bo Tun Zan ward on April 22, appears to belong to a child. Police believe the body matches with a description of a missing six-year-old from Thaketa township.

“The child went missing on April 11 and we believe we found her today ... We also found another skull near the body,” said Ko Lin Htut Aung from Bo Tun Zan ward.

The six-year-old disappeared after she walked away from a group of friends with an unknown woman.

“Her mother had a stroke six years ago and is divorced. The family, two kids and the mother, live with an uncle,” said U Khin Tun, another local resident. “The girl was last seen when she was playing with other children on Thadar Yone Street.”

Yangon Hospital is still inspecting both the body and the head. No identification has been proposed for the skull yet. Dr Than Htut Zaw said that the skull was too big to be from the body that police found.

East District Police Force Commander Police Lieutenant Colonel

Myint Htwe is leading the investigation along with a special unit.

Translation by Khant Lin Oo