Foreigner found stabbed to death in Sandakan ditch

SANDAKAN, Dec 7 — The body of a Filipina with seven stab wounds was found in a ditch in front of a motorcycle workshop at Batu 3 near here today, police said.

Sandakan Police acting chief Supt Fadzil Mohd Ali said the body of Arwidah Misran, 19, was found by passers-by.

He said the police were notified of the find at 6.55 am, and they also found a handbag belonging to Arwidah, an IMM13 identification document, a watch and some cash.

Fadzil appealed to people who had information to help the police in their investigation. — Bernama