BUTTERWORTH: A fifth Malaysian tourist, Lim Su See, 52, has been confirmed dead in the Bangkok shrine blast.
A close friend of the family, Visen Lim Gim Seong, 46, told The Star that the authorities found her body at about midnight last night.
“Her body will be brought back tomorrow night after the post mortem procedures are completed,” he said when contacted.
Su See is the sister of deceased victim Lim Saw Gek, 49. Also killed in the blast are Saw Gek’s son Neoh Jai Jun, 20, her son-in-law Lee Tze Siang, 35 and her four-year-old grandson Lee Jing Xuan.
Saw Gek’s husband Neoh Hock Guan, 55, survived the blast with minor injuries while Saw Gek’s daughter who is five months pregnant, survived with no injuries as she was not at the scene during the blast.
Su See is believed to have held Singaporean permanent residency.