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24-year-old Myanmar maid arrested for suspected murder of 70-year-old female employer in Choa Chu Kang

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A 24-year-old domestic helper, believed to be from Myanmar, was arrested for the suspected murder of her 70-year-old employer at Block 791 Choa Chu Kang North 6.

The police revealed in a statement that the elderly female victim was found lying motionless yesterday when officers arrived at the flat, after receiving a call for assistance at 3.09pm. The victim was pronounced dead by paramedics around 3.29pm at the scene:

The flat where the murder reportedly occurred. Photo: Lianhe Zaobao

The suspect was not arrested at the flat. Meanwhile, this photo showing a message a taxi driver received with a request to keep a look out for the suspect has been circulating online after it was shared by netizen Ah Low.

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The photo suggests that the police were on a look out for a 24-year-old female from Myanmar with straight black hair. wearing a khaki long sleeve dress and a white headband. The message, received today at 9.17am, instructs recipients to get in touch with the police if they have information on the whereabouts of the suspect:

Photo: FB

The police have classified the case as a murder and are due to produce the suspect in court to be charged tomorrow (27 June). Investigations are ongoing.

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