3 men beat mentally-ill neighbour to death

3 men beat mentally-ill neighbour to death

Three men, retaliating against a mentally-ill neighbour who attacked them, beat him to death in an incident in Bukit Mertajam, Berita Harian reported.

The three suspects, aged 16 to 26, are now in a police lock-up awaiting trial for the murder of the 44-year-old poultry worker at a market in Guar Jering at about 10.30pm on Sunday.

The victim succumbed to head injuries and died at the scene. He was said to have earlier chased the men and repeatedly hit them with a stick.

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