Malaysia police 'investigate Gareth Huntley fight claims'

Police in Malaysia have reportedly begun to investigate claims that Briton Gareth Huntley was involved in a fight shortly before he went missing, following the discovery of his body near where he was staying.

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Malaysia police look into 'rumours' of Huntley fight

Mohammad Zakaria Ahmad, a senior police official leading the investigation into the death of Briton Gareth Huntley, said he was investigating reports of a fight involving Mr Huntley shortly before his disappearance.

Malaysian police remove Mr Huntley's body following its discovery more than a week after he went missing Credit: REUTERS/Stringer

"These are rumours but we are looking into them," he told the Sunday Telegraph.

Mr Huntley's body was found in a pond just yards from a kayak storage shed at the Juara Turtle Project where he had been volunteering. The cause of death has not yet been established.

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