SINGAPORE: A 37-year-old man was charged with murder on Monday (Aug 15), after a 29-year-old victim died in hospital on Sunday.
Mohamad Jonit Adnan allegedly killed Sri Idayu Ghazali in a third floor unit at Block 342B Yishun Ring Road on Saturday at about 9pm. The couple were undergoing divorce proceedings, Channel NewsAsia understands.
Ms Sri Idayu was found in the unit with injuries and was conveyed conscious to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, the police said. However, she died hours later at about 4.30am on Sunday morning.
Ms Sri Idayu's sister, who lives next door, called an ambulance and the police, Channel NewsAsia understands.
In court on Monday, Jonit showed little emotion as his charge was read out to him. Police prosecutors sought his further remand to assist in ongoing investigations.
His case will next be mentioned on Aug 22. If found guilty of murder, Jonit faces the mandatory death penalty.