Man tries to commit suicide after allegedly slitting wife's throat over affair

BELAGA: A man tried to commit suicide after he allegedly murdered his wife whom he suspected of having an affair.

The 36-year-old suspect who works at a logging camp in Long Bala was

found unconscious with cuts on his neck by police at the couple's

house at Uma Balui, Sungai Asap near here.

Belaga Crime Prevention and Community Safety Department (JPJKK) ASP

Mohd Sani said a neighbour alerted police of the incident at about 9.10pm on Sunday (Feb 11).

"The neighbour had peeped through a hole in the kitchen wall and saw the woman lying in a pool of blood. The man immediately rushed to the police station to lodge a report," he said.

ASP Sani said a police team subsequently arrived at the scene where the woman, 25, was found dead with her throat slit.

The suspect, who was found unconscious, was rushed to the Sg Asap Clinic before being brought to Bintulu Hospital.

The couple has two children.