Hate drove woman to die with 3-year-old son
She wanted to take revenge on husband, coroner says in inquest
A woman was so adamant about not letting her estranged husband see their three-year-old son that she took the little boy along with her when she ended her life last year.
At a joint coroner's inquest on Wednesday into the drownings of Ms Tan Sze Sze and Jeral Chin Le Hui, the court heard that the 31-year-old woman had written "revenge" multiple times on a photocopy of her husband's birth certificate found on her. In a separate note, she said she wanted her husband, Mr Willy Chin Yen Hing, 34, to "die with us".
The two bodies were found in Bedok Reservoir on Sept 22 last year. Both wore red, and their fingernails and toenails were painted red.
A few days earlier, Ms Tan had received a letter informing her that she had been fined $1,500 for failing to turn up in court over child access issues with her husband. The court heard that Mr Chin, a chef, had not seen his wife and child for almost a year.
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