6 November 2008
Three people aged between 21 and 37 years have been arrested in relation to a 3-year-old boy who is believed to have died from physical abuse.
On Sunday 3pm, the boy’s father had sent him to the Taiping Hospital but left immediately after. Police said there were indications that the boy was scalded in several parts of his body.
The suspects, including the father, surrendered at the Taiping police station on Tuesday. The boy’s mother is missing.
Police have classified the case as murder while the suspects are remanded until next Tuesday.
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