737 Yishun St 72: Elderly Man Beats Wife Before Committing Suicide

 
 

A 66-year-old man injured his wife with his walking stick before fatally jumping from his kitchen window on the 12th floor. He was a former taxi driver, but stopped working after suffering from a stroke. The couple was having domestic disputes and were supposed to appear in court that day. Neighbors grew accustomed to their pre-dawn quarrels and did not think much of the argument that transpired before the tragic episode. Their daughter was just living a few storeys beneath their flat and informed the police after her mom ran to her for help, but her father had already committed suicide before they could arrive.

Photo: Lianhe Zaobao