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DRUNK PRC MAN STABBED GIRLFRIEND 29 TIMES IN JURONG EAST, JAILED 12 YEARS

On 16 February 2021 at about 11.55 pm, the Police received a call for assistance along Jurong East Street 32.

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Upon arrival, officers found the woman with multiple stab wounds lying motionless at the void deck of Block 308 Jurong East Street 32.

According to Today, 37-year-old China national Zheng Xianfeng dated the victim for a year before breaking up.

The man got intoxicated and stabbed his ex-GF (34-years-old Tham Mee Yoke) 29 times.

The woman was unconscious when conveyed to Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, where she was subsequently pronounced dead at about 1.30 am on 17 February 2021.

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Psychiatric reports indicated that Zheng suffers from major depressive disorder and alcoholism.

The man was eventually sentenced to 12 years in jail, reported Today.

The offence of murder, punishable under Section 302(1) of the Penal Code, carries the death penalty. Police investigations are ongoing.

Background:

The two met in 2018 as flatmates and got together as a couple in 2020.

The couple constantly suspected each other of cheating and the relationship quickly turned sour.

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According to CNA, Back in 2020, Zheng once took a knife and stabbed his own thigh after Tham told him that the relationship is over, Zheng followed by using the knife to cut Tham resulting a 15cm cut.

On a separate occasion, Zheng attacked her again after she witness Tham contacting another man on her phone.

On the day of the murder, Zheng was drinking beer when he received a message from Tham telling him not to harass her anymore.

Zheng left his home with a 26.5cm knife and waited near the victim’s home before committing the murder.

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