Published: Wednesday March 20, 2013 MYT 9:06:00 PM
Updated: Wednesday March 20, 2013 MYT 10:12:44 PM
Coroner leads inquest team to site of William Yau's disappearance
By MAIZATUL NAZLINA
PETALING JAYA: Coroner Mohd Hezri Shaharil led the inquest team in a visit to the site in Putra Heights at Subang Jaya where six-year-old William Yau was reported missing on Jan 16.
The coroner was accompanied by Deputy Public Prosecutor Lee Keng Fatt, lawyer who held a watching brief for the Yau family Goh Kim Lian, investigating officer Asst Supt Mohd Zainal Abdullah, William's parents Yau Kok Kang and Goh Ying Ying, as well as court staff and police officers.
The 20-minute visit saw Coroner Mohd Hezri visit the Onking chain-store, inspected the place where the Toyota Hilux was parked and two big drains which were about five metres from the vehicle.
He also inspected an uncovered drain about 200m away from the store, which was believed to be connected to Sungai Sireh.
William's body was found on Jan 24 floating in a river near Kampung Sungai Sireh jetty in Port Klang.
The police also could not ascertain the cause of his death with the post-mortem turning out to be inconclusive.
Last Tuesday, William's mother Goh, 26, testified that she received a call from a man telling her to prepare RM80,000 in two days if she wanted to see the boy again.
Goh said the man called her on three consecutive days from Jan 20 and at one time, she heard a child in the background calling 'mummy, mummy' but she could not ascertain whether the voice came from a boy or a girl.
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