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Published: Friday March 21, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Updated: Friday March 21, 2014 MYT 7:16:37 AM

Maid charged with socialite’s murder

An Indonesian domestic worker was charged in court with the murder of socialite and philanthropist Nancy Gan Wan Geok.

Dewi Sukowati, 23, is alleged to have caused the death of her 69-year-old employer at her bungalow in Bukit Timah on Wednesday.

The mother of two was found in the swimming pool of her home. She had suffered head injuries. The prosecution successfully applied for Dewi to be remanded at Changi Women’s Prison for psychiatric assessment. She will be back in court on April 10. — The Straits Times / Asia News Network

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