CHINESE NATIONAL CHARGED WITH GIRLFRIEND’S MURDER AT CHOA CHU KANG
A Chinese national was charged in hospital on Monday with the murder of his girlfriend at a flat in Choa Chu Kang on Sunday.
Xiao Guiliang, 30, a driver, allegedly caused the death of Ms Zhang Jie, 25, at the flat at Block 674 Choa Chu Kang Crescent between 2am and 2.20am that day. Ms Zhang, a sales person, was said to have been slashed multiple times. She died at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital.
Xiao was charged at Singapore General Hospital. His case will be mentioned on July 29. If convicted of murder, he faces the mandatory death penalty.
Spotted on STOMP previously this morning:
Woman dies after being slashed more than 10 times on face, boyfriend arrested
A woman died after she was slashed on her face more than 10 times, which also blinded her in both eyes. Her boyfriend, 30, was arrested on the spot. According to a report in Shin Min Daily News yesterday, the incident happened in the early hours of July 7 at Block 674 Choa Chu Kang Crescent, in a 10-storey unit.
Neighbours said around midnight yesterday, they heard the sounds of a violent quarrel. There also seemed to be chaos inside the flat and in the midst of it, it sounded like someone had been injured. Neighbours later saw a woman sent to the hospital.
The Shin Min report also mentioned blood from the grisly attack had even pooled on the floor outside the flat. The police were seen investigating for over 12 hours, and took away about 10 bags of evidence. According to the Straits Times, both the deceased woman and her boyfriend are believed to be Chinese nationals.
The unit is owned by a man, about 50 years old, who has been renting out the flat to foreigners. Police had received a call for assistance at about 2.20am yesterday, while paramedics were alerted at 2.22am. The woman, which Shin Min reported to be 30 years old, died at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital from her grave injuries despite emergency rescue efforts to save her.
Photos: Shin Min Daily News
Article Credits:STOMP Singapore
Ugh..what a grisly story huh? And to add to that, the parties involved aren’t Singaporeans..