Teenager allegedly stabbed to death by mentally ill older brother

Teenager allegedly stabbed to death by mentally ill older brother
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IPOH: A teenager died after being stabbed, allegedly by his older brother, during a fight at their house in Pekan Gurney near Lumut, some 83km from here.

Manjung OCPD Asst Comm Muhammad Hanif Othman said the 15-year-old victim died on the spot in the 7pm incident on Tuesday.

He said preliminary investigations found that the fight happened due to a misunderstanding between the victim and his older brother, aged 30, who suffers from mental health problems.

"The victim's brother stabbed him with a knife.

"Police who arrived at the scene found the victim lying in a pool of blood in the living room," he said.

ACP Hanif said the suspect has been detained to assist investigations and the case has been classified under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder.

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