Three arrested following death of five-year-old girl

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have detained three individuals to assist investigations over an alleged child abuse case after a five-year-old girl was found dead in a condominium here.

Sentul OCPD Asst Comm Beh Eng Lai said that the death was reported on Jan 2 at around 2.45pm.

"When the police arrived at the scene in Jalan Ipoh, the victim was found lying on the bed with clothes on. A physical examination on the victim led to the discovery of several scratches and bruises on the body and leg areas.

"Three suspects, aged between 22 and 61, were arrested for further investigations. They are the child's nanny and the nanny's children," he said in a statement on Sunday (Jan 3).

ACP Beh added that the postmortem report is still pending.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 46
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights

Next In Nation

Simpang Pulai landslide: Lorry driver buried, efforts ongoing to retrieve body
Health Ministry monitoring situation in Singapore, Omicron detected in the island republic, says DG
Omicron: Travellers from several countries temporarily barred from taking part in Langkawi bubble programme
Omicron variant: Malaysia, Singapore to wait-and-see on SOP changes for VTL
Redelineating electoral boundaries is not off the table, says Johor MB in response to Undi18
Najib's suit against AMMB Holdings, two others should be reinstated, court heard
Ismail Sabri: Malaysian Family Sale to begin nationwide starting Saturday (Dec 4)
Sarawak polls: Chong to contest Padungan, says he will tell locals why former rep Wong King Wei left DAP
Judge acquits 56-year-old murder suspect, prosecution failed to establish prima facie
Nanta: Govt to study opposition's proposals on stabilising prices of essential food items

Others Also Read