Elderly couple found dead with stab wounds in a house fire


Modified 25 Jul 2019, 8:22 am

An elderly man and his wife were found dead in a house fire in Taman Desa Melati yesterday, and there were stab and slash wounds on their bodies, according to the police.

Negeri Sembilan police chief Mohamad Mat Yusop said Tan Kim Joo, 73, and Ng Chong Hwa, 67, had been living there for 10 years.

“We were informed at 10.45pm yesterday that two bodies with stab and slash wounds were found in a house that had caught fire,” he told reporters at the monthly assembly of the Negeri Sembilan police contingent in Nilai today.

- Bernama

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