Malaysian student, 20, dies after allegedly eating medicine to get rid of pregnancy

A 20-year-old pregnant student in the Klang Valley, Malaysia died after allegedly consuming medicine for abortion.

According to The Star/ Asia News Network, she had earlier complained of stomach ache at her home on Wednesday and her father had rushed her to a hospital.

She was pronounced dead shortly after being admitted.

Her body has been sent to the Selayang Hospital mortuary for a post-mortem.

The daily reported that the student was said to have kept her relationship with her boyfriend a secret from her family.

She was said to have bought the medicine herself before consuming it to abort the child.

Police are now waiting for the post-mortem report to get a clearer picture of the medicine she had taken.

They are also looking for the boyfriend to help facilitate investigation.

The case has been temporarily classified as sudden death.