British woman allegedly stabs husband to death in Langkawi


LANGKAWI: A British woman was arrested after she allegedly stabbed her husband to death in Kampung Gelam, Mukim Kedawang here.

Police, who rushed to the scene after receiving a call from the British's couple's neighbour, found the 62-year-old man sprawled in the living hall in a bungalow.

According to a Langkawi district police report, the suspect, also 62, was the wife of the victim.

She stabbed the man in the 2.30am incident on Thursday (Oct 18) after an argument broke out between them

Police recovered a 30cm-long knife at the scene, believed to be the murder weapon.

They have applied for a remand on the suspect at the Alor Setar Court for further investigations.

The body has been sent to the Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital in Alor Setar for a post-mortem.

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