On Tuesday night (7 June), the police and SCDF responded to a call at Lorong H Telok Kurau.
A 59 year-old woman was pronounced dead on the scene. It was allegedly that the deceased was stabbed by her 23 year-old domestic helper. The family has 2 domestic helpers.
The deceased's husband had heard a commotion coming from the direction of the toilet. When he rushed over, the domestic helper charged at him with a knife. A struggle ensued. His daughter-in-law phoned the police for help.
Three men on motorcycles passed by the semi-detached and were alerted by his cries for help. As the gate was open, two of them restrained the helper while the other man called the police.