Tan Qiu Yan, a 31-year-old woman who is suspected of murdering her 67-year-old adoptive father in Sengkang, will be held in custody for three more weeks for psychiatric evaluation.
The alleged murder took place at a unit on the 15th floor of Block 190A Rivervale Drive, between the evening of November 3, 2022 and the early morning of November 4, 2022.
Since her arrest on November 4, Qiu Yan has been held in detention, first at the central police division at the Police Cantonment Complex and later at Changi Women’s Prison.
She has already undergone psychiatric assessment for a period of six weeks.
The Police were seen at Block 190A, Rivervale Drive, Sengkang for a case of homicide.
Shin Min Daily News reported that the incident took place in a four-room flat earlier today (4th November 2022). Police officers were seen sealing off the scene and preventing people from entering or leaving the area.
The daughter is suspected of killing her father.
A female resident told Shin Min Daily News that she heard noises from late last night to earlier today.
The Police arrived at around 7 AM today morning to investigate.
8world reported that Police officers were searching the garbage chute of the block, at least 3 police cars were on the scene and officers were seen conducting an investigation.
A 31-year-old woman has been arrested.
The offence of murder carries the death penalty. Police investigations are ongoing.
Netizens who saw the news were quickly reminded of a similar case which took place at Yishun where a 19-year-old is accused of murdering his father in Yishun.