Chef Colleague of Kepong Murder Victim Arrested

27 September 2007
Kuala Lumpur

A 35-year-old chef from Kepong has been detained by police at the Sentul district police headquarters on Tuesday night. He is a colleague of the mother who was stabbed to death together with another female housemate in Taman Usahawan, Kepong.

The man will be detained until 2 October 2007.

The 36-year-old mother, Ang Chin Ping, was an accounts clerk in a Chinese restaurant where the chef worked. He is believed to have information on Ang’s location on the day of her murder between midnight and 9am.

Ang’s housemate, 32-year-old Wong Tan Yong was found dead in another room of the flat they were staying in.

The funeral rites at Jinjang Selatan yesterday were attended by Ang’s parents, including mother Phoon Khuan Tai, aged 61. Ang was the second of their four children. Ang’s two children, who witnessed her death were also present.

Ang’s father, 72-year-old Ang Thean Poh said that Ang’s bag containing her identity card, mobile phone and cash were stolen about a month ago.

Wong’s body was finally claimed by her relatives from the Kuala Lumpur Hospital mortuary yesterday.

Police are still looking for two other Nigerians who are housemates with the first two Nigerian men who were arrested earlier.

The Star Online – Chef arrested over killings
<URL:http://www.thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2007/9/27/nation/19007235&sec=nation>

New Straits Times – Another held in Kepong double murder probe
<URL:http://www.nst.com.my/Current_News/NST/Thursday/National/20070927083429/Article/index_html>

MCW – Nigerian Men Wanted for Murder of Two Women, Children Traumatized
<URL:http://malaysiacrimewatch.lokety.com/nigerian-men-wanted-for-murder-of-two/>

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