Penang cops nab four men, including local YouTuber, for woman’s death
She died on April 2 at Penang Hospital, bruised all over, says district police chief
· Published on 05 Apr 2022 5:42PM
BALIK PULAU – Police arrested the boyfriend of a woman who was reported dead, believed to have been beaten at a residence of their acquaintance in Teluk Kumbar here last Saturday.
The arrest of the suspect, who is in his 20s, along with three other male friends was made by the team from the Southwest district police station.
It is understood that the victim’s boyfriend is a well-known YouTuber with over 100,000 followers.
Southwest district police chief Kamarul Rizal Jenal said the arrests were made after they received a report on April 2 from a doctor at Balik Pulau Hospital about a patient in critical condition.
Kamarul said the doctor discovered many new and old bruises all over the 20-year-old woman’s body.
“The victim who was unconscious was later referred to Penang Hospital and pronounced dead on the same day.
“Acting on information, police arrested the woman’s lover and three other friends believed to be at the scene to assist investigations,” he said in a statement today.
Kamarul said the victim was believed to have been beaten with blunt objects.
Tuesday, 05 Apr 2022 07:51 PM MYT
BALIK PULAU, April 5 — Police have arrested four men to assist in the investigation into the death of a woman at the Penang Hospital (HPP) on Sunday (April 3).
Southwest district police chief Supt Kamarul Rizal Jenal said the four men, aged 23 to 28, were arrested around Teluk Kumbar on Sunday and yesterday to assist in the investigation into the murder case.
“Police received a report from a doctor at Balik Pulau Hospital (HBP), here at 10.39pm on Saturday (April 2) about a 20-year-old woman who was admitted to the hospital unconscious and in critical condition.
“Examination of the victim found bruises on her head and whole body before the woman was referred to the HPP for further treatment due to her critical condition,” he said in a statement today.
He said the woman died on April 3 while receiving treatment at the HPP and following that, the police detained the four men, including the victim’s boyfriend, to assist in the investigation.
The victim and her boyfriend have been staying at their friend’s rental house since arriving in the state on March 27 for content purposes for their YouTube site. It is understood that the woman is from Melaka. — Bernama