Woman killed trying to stop fight between husband and eldest child
KOTA KINABALU: A 38-year-old woman was beaten to death by her 40-year-old husband when she intervened to stop him from fighting with their eldest child.
The 38-year-old Indonesian had heard her husband and their eldest child fighting at about 8pm Saturday (Feb 3) at their Sandakan home and had gone to calm them down.
However, her husband got angrier and started kicking, pushing and throwing her to the ground.
Sandakan police chief Asst Comm Mohd Azhar Hamin said the woman lost consciousness when her head hit the floor.
"She was brought to the hospital by neighbo urs who heard the commotion and died several hours later," he said in a statement.
He said police went to her house following the incident but found that the husband and children were not there.
"At about 6.30am Sunday (Feb 4), police found the man at a house in an estate and nabbed him," ACP Azhar said.
He said the man is being investigated for murder.Related NewsSource: Google News