Man charged with murder of woman in Bukit Batok

SINGAPORE: An elderly man was charged on Sunday (Jan 7) with the murder of a woman in Bukit Batok.

Quek Eng Hock, 65, is accused of killing the 43-year-old woman on Saturday. The victim cannot be named due to a gag order.

Police were called to a flat at Bukit Batok West Avenue 9 on Saturday at about 8.20am.

Officers arrived to find the woman lying motionless inside the flat and she was subsequently pronounced dead by paramedics.

A five-year-old boy, who is the son of the woman, was taken conscious to the hospital.

The man was arrested at the scene. A knife believed to be used in the incident was seized, said the police on Saturday.

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