Published: Friday February 8, 2013 MYT 9:54:00 PM
AG accepts police request for an inquest into William Yau’s death
By AUSTIN CAMOENS
SUBANG JAYA: The AG's Chambers has accepted a request from police to conduct an inquest into the death of six-year-old William Yau Zhen Zhong.
Subang Jaya OCPD Asst Comm Yahaya Ramli said police concluded their investigations Friday after recording statements from a total of 54 witnesses.
“We submitted the investigations papers to the AG's Chambers at around 3pm on Friday and requested for an inquest to be conducted, which was accepted.
“We will request for the date of the inquest at the Petaling Jaya Magistrates Court on Wednesday (Feb 13),” he said when contacted Friday
William, the second child of Yao Kok Kang, 32, and Goh Ying Ying, 28, went missing in Putra Heights at about 8.30pm on Jan 16 after he reportedly left the family car while his parents were at an electrical shop.
A fisherman in Kampung Sungai Sireh, near Klang, found the child's decomposed body snagged on his boat at about 6.30pm on Jan 24.
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