Woman killed by daughter’s boyfriend

KOTA KINABALU: A 59-year-old housewife died after her daughter’s boyfriend slit her throat at an apartment in Sandakan.

It is learnt that the victim and her 25-year-old daughter had gone to an apartment in Taman Sentosa on Saturday afternoon to meet with the 31-year-old suspect over his relationship with her daughter.

Sources said that an argument erupted during the meeting and the man attacked the woman with a knife, killing her on the spot.

Her daughter also suffered injuries to her hand.

After the incident, the suspect surrendered at the Sandakan police station and was arrested.

The victim’s body was sent to the Duchess of Kent Hospital for a post- mortem examination.

Police said that they were still looking into the motive of the murder and have obtained a remand order for the suspect.

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