Body of woman hacked to death found in apartment

  • Nation
  • Friday, 06 Dec 2019

JOHOR BARU: The body of a woman believed to have been hacked to death with a sharp weapon was found at her apartment in Pasir Gudang.

Seri Alam OCPD Supt Ismail Dollah said that they received a call at around 6.15pm on Thursday (Dec 5) regarding an unconscious woman who was critically injured at a flat along Jalan Tembusu.

"Police officers went to the house immediately and found the deceased, a 51-year-old local woman, lying on the kitchen floor.

"Numerous lacerations from a sharp weapon were found all over her body and hands," he said.

The body of the deceased was then sent to Hospital Sultan Ismail for an autopsy.

Supt Ismail also said that a man and a woman, aged 25 and 23 respectively, were arrested and would be remanded for seven days to assist with investigations.

The case is being investigated under section 302 of the Penal Code for murder.

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