KUALA LUMPUR, March 1 — A 53-year-old local woman was found dead with a 15 cm strangulation mark on her neck while a Pakistani man was found hanged in their rented flat unit at Jalan Seri Sentosa here on Saturday.
The body of the 41-year-old man was found in the living room while the woman was lying in a bedroom of the house.
Brickfields district police chief ACP Anuar Omar said the police were informed about the incident by the landlord, upon being alerted by a female tenant at 6.08 pm yesterday.
“The last time both victims were seen by the witness, who is also their housemate, was at 7.30 am on Saturday before going to work and they were in good condition.
“The neighbours also said that they did not hear any commotion or loud noises from the house,” he said in a statement yesterday.
The identity of both man and woman are not revealed and police are still investigating their relationship status and the cause of the incident.
The bodies were sent to the Kuala Lumpur Hospital for post mortem and the case is being investigated under Section 302 of the Penal Code.