UPDATE: Chinese national Cui Huan, was charged on Saturday (29 August) with murder.
SINGAPORE — A 24-year-old man was arrested on Thursday (27 August) for allegedly killing his wife at Boon Lay Place.
Chinese national Cui Huan was subsequently charged in court on Saturday for murdering Liang Xueqiu, 26. The offence carries the death penalty or life imprisonment with caning.
Police said in a media release on Friday that they received a call for assistance on Thursday at about 6.30pm to an incident at the void deck of Block 211 Boon Lay Place, where Liang was found injured and lying motionless.
She was unconscious while being conveyed to Ng Teng Fong General Hospital where she was pronounced dead at 9.58pm.
Police said that Cui’s identity was subsequently established by officers from the Criminal Investigation Department and the Jurong Police Division, leading to his arrest within three hours of the call.
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