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Woman in Penang Raped to Death, Body found under Bed

Source: Sinar Harian

Yesterday (29 August), a 40 year-old woman was found dead by her friend who went to her house in Taman Seruling Emas, Nibong Tebal after she failed to show up for their meeting.

When being found, the victim’s body was under a bed and it was obvious that she was being raped and sodomized prior that.

According to Kosmo, Seberang Prai Selatan District Police Chief, Lee Chong Chern said the witness claimed to have seen a man leaving the residence on a motorcycle from the victim’s house before he contacted the victim’s sister.

“During the inspection, the victim’s house was in a mess and the body was found lying under the bed in the ground floor room.”

Source: Malaysia Gazette

“Besides that, a neighbour of the victim also claimed to have seen a man with a SYM brand motorcycle from the house at about 4.30 p.m. yesterday.” he said.

With those information held, Lee said the police managed to arrest the 29 year-old suspect and it was found that he has 5 other criminal records and is hiding in Changkat Sungai Jawi, Nibong Tebal.

Source: Malaysia Gazette

“The investigation found that the suspect had taken syabu with his friend in Kampung Wellesley, Sungai Bakap at about 6 p.m. before he breaks into the victim’s house.”

“Later, at about 2 a.m., the suspect borrowed his friend’s motorcycle to patrol around the housing area before he enters the victim’s house through the window at the back.”

“The suspect claimed to have entered the bedroom and saw the victim sleeping on the bed before he continues to rape and sodomize her.” he added.

He added that the victim had fought back and screamed before the suspect gagged her with underwear and covered her mouth with his hand.

“The victim then stopped moving, believed to have died. The suspect allegedly continued raping and sodomising her, and then dragged her body under the bed.”

The suspect then proceed to ransack her house, taking the victim’s cash, mobile phone and pendant, but then threw them into a river in the Changkat area, as reported by The Vibes.

“The forensic team is still conducting investigations at the scene. So far, 25 samples have been taken.” 

“The body was taken to Seberang Jaya Hospital for a post-mortem, and the case is being investigated under Section 302 of the Penal Code.” Lee said.

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