A British woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after her British husband was found stabbed to death on the Malaysian holiday island of Langkawi after a row.
John William Jones, 62, was found on the floor of his house with a stab wound to the chest at 2.30 am this morning, local police chief Mohamad Iqbal Ibrahim told AFP. His wife Samantha, 62, has been detained and is suspected of having murdered him following a row, he said.
For the past 11 years, the couple had lived on Langkawi, a jungle-clad, tropical island in northwest Malaysia that attracts millions of tourists annually to its palm-fringed beaches.
Mohamad Iqbal said:
A 12 inch knife was found on the floor of the couple’s bedroom covered in blood stains, he added.
Local media reported the victim’s body was discovered early Thursday after neighbours alerted police.
Under current laws, the wife will be sentenced to death by hanging if she is found guilty of murdering her husband. Murder carries a mandatory death sentence in Malaysia.
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