14-year-old girl, boyfriend arrested on suspicion of murdering her brother

TAIPING: The police have arrested a 14-year-old girl and her boyfriend after being suspected of murdering her brother in Kamunting near here.

Taiping OCPD Asst Comm Osman Mamat said the girl and her boyfriend, 15, were arrested on Sunday (July 7).

He said both have admitted to killing the girl's 16-year-old brother, who was reported missing on Friday (July 5).

“The body was found at the backlane of their neighbour’s house in Taman Glenview at about 12.20am Sunday.

“The body was found wrapped in plastic,” he said in a statement.

“The family has already identified the victim,” he added.

ACP Osman said the body has been sent to the Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital in Ipoh for post-mortem.

“The cause of the incident is still being investigated,” he said.

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