Coffee shop worker charged with murder of man in Hougang void deck

Khor Tzoong Meng (second from left) allegedly caused the death of Mr Ang Kim Keat, 38, at the void deck of Block 23, Hougang Avenue 3.
Khor Tzoong Meng (second from left) allegedly caused the death of Mr Ang Kim Keat, 38, at the void deck of Block 23, Hougang Avenue 3. ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW

SINGAPORE - A 50-year-old man was charged in court on Friday (Feb 26) with the murder of a man at a void deck in Hougang on Thursday.

Khor Tzoong Meng allegedly caused the death of Mr Ang Kim Keat, 38, at the void deck of Block 23, Hougang Avenue 3 between 2.09 and 2.11am that day.

Mr Ang was found injured at the scene and was taken to Tan Tock Seng Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 3.28am.

 

Khor, a part-time coffee shop worker, was arrested near Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1 that morning.

Khor, represented by Mr Josephus Tan, was remanded for further investigation. He will be back in court on March 4.

If convicted, he faces the death penalty.