SINGAPORE - A Malaysian security guard fell 11 storeys to his death after allegedly killing a 43-year-old female acquaintance, in what is believed to be a case of unrequited love.
The chief security guard, known only as Jim, was found dead at around 4pm on Wednesday at the bottom of a block in Petaling Jaya, near capital Kuala Lumpur.
Mr Jim, who was in his 40s, is believed to have stabbed Ms Sabahan Salmah Lok, a tailor, after she repeatedly rejected his romantic advances, The Star reported.
Petaling Jaya Assistant Commissioner Arjunaidi Mohamed said that the police had been hot on the heels of the security guard following the discovery of Ms Lok's body in her shop about three hours earlier.
It is believed that she was murdered the previous day at about 7pm.
Said ACP Arjunaidi: "A customer was at the shop to collect her clothes when she made the gruesome discovery. She immediately contacted the police."
The police said they are investigating the murder from all angles, including the possibility of a crime of passion.