KUALA LUMPUR: A married couple was found dead with their throats slit in their flat at Kampung Muhibbah on Saturday.
It is learnt that in the 11pm incident at Block C of the Muhibbah People's Housing Project, the man had slit the woman's throat following a heated argument between the two before taking his own life.
The couple's bloodied bodies were found sprawled on the floor in a room with two of their pet dogs that were also killed.
A penknife, believed to have been used by the man to kill himself, was discovered lying next to his body.
Initial investigations found incision marks between 10 and 15cm long on the couple's necks.
There were also incision marks on the necks of their pet dogs.
A neighbour, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said he had heard a noise coming from the couple's unit at about 10pm.
"It sounded like they were fighting with each other. Not long after that, the block was shocked with the discovery of their bodies," he said when met at the scene.
He added that the couple, known as Selvam and Anita, did not have children and have been staying there for several years.
"Selvam had a transport business while Anita had been working as a part-time beautician," he said.
Another neighbour, who also refused to be identified, admitted that this was the first time she had ever heard the couple fighting.
"I've never seen or heard them having an argument. They were so loving," she said.
Cheras OCPD Asst Comm Mohan Singh confirmed receiving the report and said the case had been classified as sudden death.
He added that investigations were ongoing and there were no elements of crime in the incident.
The bodies have been sent to the Hospital Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia for post-mortem.