Man strangles wife after row

Posed photo of a couple having a fight.

A 33-year-old man was remanded for allegedly strangling his wife using a curtain before trying to kill himself in their home in Bukit Ampang Permai in Selangor, reported Harian Metro.

During the 7pm Sunday incident, the suspect attempted suicide by drinking poison but was unsuccessful. The daily quoted a source saying that the woman died while receiving emergency treatment at the Ampang Hospital.

The source said that a post-mortem carried out by the hospital showed that the woman had strangulation marks on her neck, leading police to arrest the husband, who was also receiving treatment in the same hospital.

Ampang Jaya Deputy OCPD Supt Mohd Nazri Zawawi confirmed the incident.