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Updated: 03/05/2014 09:40 | By Channel NewsAsia

Maid charged with murder of woman at condo

Maid charged with murder of woman at condo


Maid charged with murder of woman at condo

SINGAPORE: A Myanmar national was charged on Wednesday with murdering an 85-year-old woman.

Than Than Win, a 24-year-old maid, is accused of murdering her employer Yong Wan Lan, at a unit in Springdale Condominium on Hindhede Walk at Bukit Timah.

She is alleged to have committed the crime on March 4, between 4.05pm and 5.23pm.

Her case will be mentioned again on March 26.

If guilty, Than faces the death penalty.

Police said they received a call requesting for assistance at the condominium on Tuesday at about 5.23pm.

When they arrived, Madam Yong was found motionless in one of the condo units. 

She had blood on her upper body and was pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene at about 6.27pm.  - CNA/nd

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