China national arrested over death of girlfriend in early morning drama in Tampines

A man was arrested after allegedly killing his girlfriend in their rented flat in Tampines Central early Wednesday (Dec 17) morning.

The 37-year-old Chinese national fled from the unit they shared with other tenants from China but police spotted him at the next block, just 10 metres away.

Residents said the Singapore Civil Defence Force deployed an airbag in case the suspect, who was bleeding profusely, fell.

The victim, also from China, was dead when paramedics arrived.

Police have classified the case as murder.

Read the full report in The New Paper on Dec 18.

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