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Hubby, wife found dead in luggage bag in Malaysia

  • Austin Camoens

    The Star/Asia News Network

Shah Alam, Malaysia   /   Fri, August 30, 2019   /   10:10 am
Hubby, wife found dead in luggage bag in Malaysia Double tragedy: Tan (left) was found on Monday whereas Lim’s remains were pointed out to the police by the suspects. (The Star/ANN)

Police have found the body of a man believed to be the husband of a woman, who was found dead in a luggage bag at Alam Megah, Shah Alam, Malaysia.

The body believed to be that of Lim Ah Kee alias Lim Kok Hoe, was found in a similar luggage bag that Tan Siew Mee, 52, who was found dumped in the area.

Shah Alam OCPD Asst Comm Baharudin Mat Taib said two suspects who were arrested earlier in connection with Tan’s death led police to the discovery of the second body.


He said the suspects, arrested in Kota Kemuning, are foreigners and believed to have been Lim’s house tenants.


“They led the investigating team to a drain near the Alam Megah LRT station at 5pm, ” he said, adding that the suspects confessed that they had assaulted the two.

He added that the police are in the midst of locating the weapons used and gathering other crucial evidence.

ACP Baharudin said Tan was from Pokok Sena, Kedah.

He said she was working as a restaurant manager at a shopping centre in Subang Jaya near here.

During a press conference earlier, ACP Baharudin said that police are looking for Tan’s husband, Lim Ah [email protected] Kok Hoe, also known as William, from George Town, Penang to facilitate investigations.

ACP Baharudin said that the identity of the woman was obtained via a finger print scan at the National Registration Department.

He said initial investigations revealed that the victim was found renting a condominium in Subang Jaya with her unemployed 79-year-old husband.

“The post-mortem report found 13 stab wounds on the chest and stomach of the woman apart from a slash wound on her neck, believed to be due to a sharp weapon.

“The cause of death was due to multiple stab wounds to the abdomen’ and was believed to have died more than 72 hours ago when her body was found on Monday.

“To date, the body of the victim is still at the Tengku Ampuan Rahimah Hospital in Klang and has not been claimed, ” he told reporters here yesterday.

He said the victim’s friend lodged a report at USJ 8 police station last Saturday after failing to contact her friend since last Friday, while attempts to reach the victim’s husband were also unsuccessful.

He said initial investigations also revealed that the woman was not a robbery victim as her valuables were found on her body.

ACP Baharudin said the case was being investigated under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder and investigations on the motive are ongoing.

In the incident on Monday, the woman’s body was found inside a suitcase at the location by two telecommunication company workers who were inspecting underground cable works at about 5.30am.