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Jakarta Post

Police looking for multiple suspects in Bekasi family homicide case

  • News Desk

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, November 14, 2018   /   05:34 pm
Police looking for multiple suspects in Bekasi family homicide case People gather at the site of a crime scene in Bekasi, West Java, on Nov. 13. A couple and their two children were found dead with serious wounds on their bodies in their house in Jatirahayu. (Antara/Risky Andrianto )

The police are looking for more than one suspect in an investigation of a murder of an entire family in Bekasi, West Java.

“Yes, [the suspects] are more than one person,” Bekasi City Police chief Sr. Comr. Indarto said on Wednesday, as reported by

“Our team has found a clue, hopefully we can soon reveal who the suspects are,” he added.

On Tuesday, a husband and wife Diperum Nainggolan, 38, and Maya Boru Ambarita, 37, as well as their two children Sarah Boru Nainggolan, 9, and Arya Nainggolan, 7, were found dead at 6.30 a.m. at their house on Jl. Bojong Nangka in Jatirahayu.

Jakarta Police and Bekasi City Police have set up a joint task force to investigate the case. Jakarta Police spokesman Sr. Comr. Argo Yuwono said that the police had questioned up to 12 eyewitnesses.

“Two people have been [recorded] in the investigation report [BAP],” Argo said.

The bodies of the family will be buried in Samosir, North Sumatra. (ami)