Woman believed smothered to death by boyfriend

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SHAH ALAM: A 24-year-old woman was believed to have been smothered to death with a pillow by her boyfriend at a house in Kampung Pandan, Klang, on Wednesday.


South Klang district police chief Cha Hoong Fong said police received a report from a woman at about 9.10pm.

The woman, a local resident, said she had received a call from a man two hours earlier to pick him up.

A police team went to the location and found the victim on a bed inside a room. There were no signs of an injury, he said in a statement last night.


Cha said the suspect, aged 19, who tried to flee, was arrested near the location.

He said an initial investigation found that the victim had wanted to break up with her boyfriend.

The suspect has been remanded for seven days until Aug 31.-BERNAMA

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