Son of former political writer found dead in London lake

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By John Isaac

The son of a former political writer, Zainal Epi, was found dead at the Serpentine Lake in Hyde Park, London, yesterday.

London police confirmed the identity of Muhammad Hafiz, 24, through his student identification card found with him.

The victim's body was discovered at 5.45am (9.45pm Malaysian time).

Zainal when contacted by Sinar Harian confirmed the incident.

He said he was only informed of the tragic incident last night.

"I will leave for London soon. I do not know what really happened.

"My son was studying at the Imperial College in London.

"All I know is that they identified him by his student card and that his body was found in the lake," he added.