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Massage and a murder

Posted by jtsmyth8 on January 22, 2008

1 day after he was discovered, his clothes stained with blood, next to his Chinese lover, a Singapore hawker told police he killed the woman because she had stabbed him in the stomach, the High Court heard on Tuesday.From his hospital bed, Eu Lim Hoklai told investigators he strangled Madam Yu Hongjin until he fainted, following a fight on June 18, 2006. The statement was admitted as evidence on Tuesday during the second day of Eu’s trial for the capital charge of murder.

Eu said that even while talking on his mobile phone, he kept one hand around Madam Yu’s neck during a melee in her Ang Mo Kio massage parlour. (story)

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