Melor state assemblyman Yusnan Yusof died at his home in Kota Bharu early this morning. He was 53.
His son Mohd Auzaie, who confirmed his death in a Facebook post, said he died at 2.28am.
Funeral prayers will be held after Friday prayers at the Muhammadi Mosque, Kota Bharu and his remains buried at Pondok Haji Hassan Cemetery, Ketereh.
When contacted, Auzaie, 29, said his father had died of a heart attack, adding that Yusnan had been suffering from heart disease since 2016.
Yusnan leaves behind wife Romaini Mat Daud, 52, six children, two daughters-in-law and two grandchildren.
Kelantan Menteri Besar Ahmad Yakob in a Facebook post conveyed his condolences to Yusnan’s family members.
“On behalf of the state government and Kelantan PAS leaders I wish to extend our deepest sympathies to all his family members. May Allah shower him with blessings and may his soul be placed among the pious,” he said.