Maid, 24, arrested for suspected murder of female employer, 70, at Choa Chu Kang

A 24-year-old woman was arrested for the suspected murder of a 70-year-old woman in a flat at Block 791 Choa Chu Kang North 6 on Monday (June 25).

Stomp understands that the suspect is from Myanmar and had been working as a maid in the victim's home.

The police said in a statement that they had received a call at 3.09pm, requesting for assistance at the residential unit.

Upon arrival, the elderly woman was found lying motionless at the flat and was pronounced dead by paramedics at scene at around 3.29pm.

Police classified the case as murder and investigations are ongoing.

The suspect, who was not arrested at the flat, will be charged in court on Wednesday (June 27).

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