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Army retiree allegedly killed by mentally ill son


CYBERJAYA: A 73-year-old army retiree was found dead at his house in Kampung Jenderam Hulu, Sepang, after allegedly being punched repeatedly in the face and stabbed with a cake knife by his son, who is said to be mentally ill. Sepang police chief Assistant Commission­er of Police Wan Kamarul Azran Wan Yusof said the 48-year-old went berserk when police arrived at the family home last Wednesday and tried to arrest him. Police also confiscate­d the weapon used in the attack. He said the suspect, a person with disabiliti­es card holder, allegedly went on a rampage as he had not taken his medication. Wan Kamarul Azran said the victim’s body, which was found in the living room, had been sent for post-mortem to Serdang Hospital.

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