Bedok double murder: Maid believed to have left S'pore

An police investigator inside the second-floor flat  at Block 717 Bedok Reservoir Road where an elderly couple were murdered. Their maid, who was with them for about a month, is believed to be from their son's agency.
An police investigator inside the second-floor flat at Block 717 Bedok Reservoir Road where an elderly couple were murdered. Their maid, who was with them for about a month, is believed to be from their son's agency. ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

An Indonesian maid who is a suspect in the double murder of an elderly couple in their Bedok flat on Wednesday is believed to have fled to an Indonesian island that afternoon.

Mr Chia Ngim Fong, 79, and his wife Chin Sek Fah, 78, were found in their five-room executive flat at Block 717, Bedok Reservoir Road, and pronounced dead at 3.57pm.

The maid, who had been with them for about a month, is believed to be from their son's agency.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 23, 2017, with the headline 'Bedok double murder: Maid believed to have left S'pore'. Print Edition | Subscribe