IPOH - A woman was found dead with stab wounds on her chest at her apartment in Lumut by her boyfriend.
According to sources, the boyfriend, who had earlier sent the woman's 11-year-old son to school, had been questioned by the police.
The boyfriend, in his 30s and believed to be a Navy personnel, told investigators that he left the apartment at 7am yesterday - after spending the night there - to send the boy to school at the Royal Malaysian Navy grounds.
He claimed that he was at the military hospital between 8am and 10.30am, after which he returned to the apartment to find the front door partially opened.
When he entered the house, he found the woman, 32, lying on the floor of the bedroom.
The man claimed that he rushed the woman to Manjung Hospital with the help of neighbours.
Manjung OCPD Asst Comm Jaafar Baba confirmed the incident.
The woman's body had been sent to the hospital for a post-mortem.