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A woman was killed in a freak accident where a car fell about 6m to the ground from a condominium on a hill slope

According to New Straits Times, the incident took place at 11.45am today, 3 December.

The deceased has been identified as 49-year-old Kim Hui Ping, a resident of the condo at Island Park, Penang.

The victim was walking in the condominium car park when she was suddenly rammed and knocked into a concrete wall.The car then fell off the edge of the elevated parking lot and dragged her 20ft into an alley below.

Timur Laut district police chief ACP Soffian Santong told Berita Harian that the driver of the Toyota Vios is an elderly woman in her 70s. She accidentally rammed into Kim Hui Ping who was passing in front of her car.

“The driver pressed on the gas pedal before crashing into Hui Ping and ramming into the parking barrier wall,” he said.

“The impact caused the vehicle to fall from 6m high and crush the victim as well as another car.”

Meanwhile, Jalan Perak Fire and Rescue Department operation officer Yusri Zakaria told New Straits Times that when authorities arrived at the scene, they found the car overturned.

He explained, “The driver was still strapped to her seat. We took her out and gave her first aid treatment. We found the deceased crushed under the front part of the car. It took us about 10 minutes to remove her.”

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene and her body was taken to the Penang Island Hospital for an autopsy

News Straits Times reported that the driver sustained chest injuries as a result of the accident.

The case is currently being investigated according to Section 41(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987.

SAYS

A father in Negeri Sembilan was recently stabbed to death by his own son after a heated argument

Harian Metro reported that the incident took place in a family home at Simpang Pertang, Jelebu around 9.30am today, 18 November.

District police chief DSP Maslan Udin told the Malay daily that the 59-year-old victim died at the scene after being stabbed by his 35-year-old son.

Police believe that a fight broke out after the father scolded the son for always being on his phone

According to The Star, the father was unhappy with his son’s behaviour and hit the 35-year-old’s back using a plastic chair.

The son then reacted by stabbing his father with a knife. During the incident, only the victim’s 85-year-old mother was home while his wife was out.

The suspect then fled the scene but police caught him in town not long after.

A neighbour had reported the crime to the police and they noted that the two often argued

They explained to Berita Harian that the suspect had previously worked outside of Negeri Sembilan but returned to his hometown in March.

Police are currently investigating the case under Section 302 of the Penal Code.

SAYS

As according to China Press, a 14-year-old boy in Wuhan jumped to his death from the 5th floor of his school building, after his mother had slapped him in front of his classmates.

It turns out that the boy was playing poker with his schoolmates when they were discovered by the school authorities. Their parents were called while they were asked to stand at the corridor as punishment.

When the boy’s mother arrived, she was so angry that she confronted him at the corridor, slapping him.

His mother was escorted away by a teacher while the boy reportedly stood at his spot quietly for three minutes before he jumped.

He was immediately rushed to the hospital and was pronounced dead at 9pm.

While some netizens criticised the boy for being too ‘fragile’, others came to his aid, sharing that parents should consider their childrens’ emotional and psychological well-beings, especially when mistakes are made publicly and asked the general public to put themselves in the boy’s shoes.

W.O.B

A lecturer with Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia was strangled to death by her husband with a tudung in a car at Putra Perdana, Dengkil after his wife insisted on a divorce.

According to the Sepang District Police Chief ACP Wan Kamarul Azran Wan Yusof, the suspect, a volunteer with a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has been remanded until August 6th.

Shared on Facebook page Info Roadblock JPJ/Polis The incident which took place two days before Hari Raya Aidiladha saw the suspect leaving the body of his 40-year-old wife, at an area near a lake in Cyberjaya, placing her on the driver’s seat and leaving the engine on.

The suspect then returned home and went out with their 14-year-old daughter to look for the deceased by Grab. They ‘found’ the vehicle around midnight before calling the police when they discovered her motionless body.

“He informed the police stating that they found the body after the victim ‘went missing’ around 4 pm Wednesday afternoon before finding her body days later.”

When police were at the scene, the victim did not suffer any other form of injuries and all her belongings which include gold bracelets were still with the victim. Only her phone and wallet are missing.

“The truth eventually revealed itself when an autopsy on July 30th at Serdang Hospital revealed that the woman died of compression to the neck.”

The suspect was then arrested at the grounds of the Serdang Hospital the very same day, with the suspect eventually confessing that he had killed his wife after she had insisted on a divorce.

“The suspect also led the police to the dumping site where he threw away the victim’s belongings.”

The case is currently being investigated under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder.

W.O.B


A 72-year-old woman from Kuching was crushed to death in her kitchen when a large concrete slab collapsed on her, reported Astro Awani.

Her son, Ramzi Mohammad Sa’at said just before the incident at 7.45am, his mother, Hajijah Mahtar, woke him up to send his father to the clinic. As soon as he got up, Ramzi suddenly heard a loud crash and immediately went to the kitchen in their Kampung Wawasan Jaya home.

“At that moment I saw my mother was crushed by concrete and immediately called the Fire and Rescue Department for help,” he said, adding that there were six family members at home at the time of the incident.

Petra Jaya Fire and Rescue Chief Azahrul Sahari said he received an emergency call at 7.50am from the victim’s family who had informed them of the incident.

He said that the operation was able to remove the victim from the pile of rubble and was done by 8.35am. However, the victim was confirmed dead by the Sarawak General Hospital paramedics shortly after the rescue operation.

“The victim was pronounced dead at 8.40am and we are still waiting for the police to for further investigation. The victim was also taken to the Forensic Department for autopsy,” he said

According to Azahrul, the structure of the house was very run down and the condition of the soil was believed to be among the factors that collapsed.

W.O.B

t is normal for couples to fight every now and then, but very often their children are the ones who suffer the consequences of their actions.

A four-year-old boy fell from the 14th floor of an apartment building while his parents were quarreling at home.

According to China Press, the couple from Anhui province, China were having an argument on the 30th of December at 4pm in the afternoon.

In the heat of the argument, the woman grabbed her four-year-old son and wanted to jump out of the window to kill herself, but her husband reached out to stop her.

He grabbed her arm and pulled her back into the room, but by doing so, the woman accidentally let go of her son who was in her arms. The boy then fell 14 floors to the ground.

An ambulance rushed to the scene where medical staff tried to save the boy, but unfortunately the boy died.

The man and woman are about 30 years old. It was reported that the boy is taken care of by his grandma, mostly on the weekends.

It’s very unfortunate that the boy had to die because of his parents’ actions. RIP.

WOB

A father who killed his daughter’s 9-year-old classmate was sentenced to death by the Shangrao Intermediate People’s Court in Jiangxi province on Friday.

The court announced the sentence to the father identified only as Wang, and deprived him of his political rights for life.

Wang said he would not appeal to higher court.

On May 9, Wang’s daughter told him she was bullied by her classmate surnamed Liu in the Shangrao No 5 Primary School, and then Wang complained about it in a WeChat group of the class, according to the court.

Since Wang had a bad temper, his wife took the initiative to communicate with the class head and Liu’s parents, hoping to solve the problem by rearranging the children’s seats, the court said.

The next morning, Wang took his daughter to school, but got angry when he discovered that Liu’s parents were not there, even though his wife had told him the problem had been resolved, the court was told.

Wang sent his daughter back home, and bought a knife to school, it said.

Later, Wang stormed into the classroom and stabbed Liu, who had moved out of his original seat, with the knife more than 10 times, and then carried him out of the classroom and dropped him on the ground, it said, adding Liu died at the hospital.

“Wang didn’t want the relationship between his daughter and her classmate to improve, and only wanted revenge. His killing of the boy, who was only 9, constitutes the crime of intentional homicide,” the court said in its ruling.

Although Wang confessed to the crime, his cruel behaviour impacted the society negatively and he was not forgiven by the victim’s family, “we therefore decided not to be lenient in punishing him,” the ruling added.

AsiaOne

A tragedy occurred on 12th November when a 12-year-old schoolgirl jumped to her death in the elementary school building in Guangdong, China. Her father received this piece of news and rushed to her school, only to find her lying on the ground, falling unconscious.

Xiao Ru’s father painfully described when she smiled for the last time as he called out for her name. Even though she was sped to the hospital, she still couldn’t make it as she suffered from breathing difficulties and excessive blood loss.

When Xiao Ru’s father looked at the CCTV footage of what happened before her death, he broke down in tears seeing how she was treated by her mathematics teacher. According to See Hua Daily, this entire incident happened during lunchtime, when Ms Wang (the teacher) insisted to check on Xiao Ru’s homework before the young girl had any chance to eat at all.

Ms Wang threw Xiao Ru’s homework onto the ground, in front of all the kids, and she began yelling at the girl for not finishing her homework. The teacher went on to smack the girl’s palm for a couple of times with a ruler and continued criticising Xiao Ru for 3-4 minutes. All her classmates witnessed how humiliated Xiao Ru felt, and she burst into tears. Right after taking in Ms Wang’s scolding, Xiao Ru walked out of her classroom which was located on the 4th floor and jumped off the building.

Exasperated by the poor girl’s death, the father demanded the 40-year-old teacher to give an explanation about the whole disaster. However, not only that Ms Wang did not show herself after this incident, but the school was also unable to provide sufficient information regarding the teacher’s qualification certificate.

Nobody knows what she had gone through before her leap of death, we hope that she is able to rest in peace now. It’s saddening to see children choosing to end their lives because of modern-day stress that some adults sneer at, mocking them with the mindset of “we had it worse back in our days”.

WOB

A seven-month-old baby suffocated to death in the master bedroom after her parents left her alone while she was sleeping. The incident happened on January 15th this year in Singapore and the baby had reportedly been sleeping alone since December last year as her parents wanted her to “transition to the next stage of her development”.

According to CNA, the coroner’s inquiry on Friday (October 4th) revealed that the baby, Yuri Chua Le En, had suffocated when she slipped and got trapped in the 8cm gap between her mattress and the padded bed rail. The investigation found that both Yuri’s parents, who were unmarried, had been allowing her to sleep alone. They also said that they were sick that day and put her in another room so that they would not infect the baby.

Yuri’s mother said that the night before the baby’s death, she had fed and nursed Yuri as normal and put her to sleep at 9pm. Yuri was placed on a blanket in the middle of the full-sized bed in the bedroom while her mother patted her to sleep on the night of January 14th.

During the course of the night, the baby did not make any noise and her father entered the room once at about 11pm to adjust the air-conditioner settings. “He stated that the room was dark and (the baby) was not making any noise. Both parents stated that they did not hear (the baby) make any noise throughout the night,” the court documents stated.

However, her father got the shock of his life when he entered the room at about 7am and found Yuri’s body “almost fully trapped in the gap” between the mattress and the padded bed rail at the foot of the bed. Her face was turned towards the bed rail, and she was unresponsive.

Paramedics were called and when they pronounced her dead at 8am in the Jurong residence. Dr Chan Shijia, consultant forensic pathologist with the Forensic Medicine Division of the Health Sciences Authority performed the autopsy on the baby and confirmed that the baby girl had died suffocation caused by a blockage of the nose and mouth by a surface.

The baby’s mother said that Yuri could roll over, was learning to sit and could lift her head and chest up when lying down. Dr Chan said that while a seven-month-old baby could turn over on the bed, they are unable to climb or crawl properly so when Yuri got stuck in the gap, she would not have been able to free herself.

Apparently, this is not the first time the baby had gotten stuck in that same gap. A few weeks before the tragedy, the parents said that they heard Yuri crying in the middle of the night and rushed in to find her trapped in the same part of the gap before rescuing her.

The court ruled that there was no evidence of foul play in the baby’s death and State Coroner Kamala Ponnampalam said that the death was an “unfortunate misadventure” while the cause of death was consistent with suffocation. She advised others that they should ensure their babies are sleeping safely.

Although infants should not be sleeping in the same bed as others, this does not mean they should be placed in a different room. It is advisable to place an infant on his or her back and preferably to be sleeping in a well-built crib that is free of loose bedding, pillows and toys, which could cause entrapment or suffocation.

WOB

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