A 40-year-old man, known to neighbours as "Jack", will be charged in court tomorrow for the murder of a 30-year-old Vietnamese woman in an Ang Mo Kio flat, The Straits Times reported.
According to neighbours interviewed by Shin Min Daily News, it is understood that Jack is a pimp who frequents Geylang Lorong 21.
They also added that he can be seen bringing back sexily dressed women of "Vietnamese, Chinese, Thai and Myanmar" descent at 4am or 5am in the morning to his flat.
According to the police, no weapons have been found and no other suspects have been identified or arrested. Investigations are ongoing.
SINGAPORE - A 30-year-old woman was found dead in a flat on the ninth floor of Block 406 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 10 this morning.
Police said they received a call for assistance at about 12.33pm. The woman was subsequently pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene.
According to The Straits Times, the police handcuffed a slim man with dyed hair in a long-sleeved black shirt at the scene, and led him out of the unit. The man was seen with abrasions on his left cheek and forehead.
The police said the 40-year-old man was arrested for murder under Section 302 of the Penal Code.
The Straits Times reported that the woman was found dead in the bedroom although no weapons were retrieved. Her nationality is unknown but she is believed to be a foreigner.
According to Channel NewsAsia, it is rumoured that the suspect was in charge of a group of prostitutes, and different people have been seen going in and out of the flat.
A neighbour living on the eighth floor, interviewed by Channel NewsAsia, said that she heard arguing and banging sounds in the morning between 7.30am and 9.30am. She added that she had heard bickerings at 3am or 4am in the mornings, over the last six months.
According to The Straits Times, officers were seen carrying bags of belongings from the unit earlier and taking them away. Investigations are ongoing.