Death in Yishun flat: Woman remanded for psychiatric assessment

Malaysian Woo Mui Mee was charged on Nov 23, 2015 with hurting her landlord with a paper cutter.
Malaysian Woo Mui Mee was charged on Nov 23, 2015 with hurting her landlord with a paper cutter. ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN

SINGAPORE - An amended charge of causing grievous hurt to her landlord with a dangerous weapon was tendered on Monday (Nov 30) against a 34-year-old woman.

Woo Mui Mee, a Malaysian, was also remanded at the Institute of Mental Health for psychiatric assessment.

She was originally accused of hurting Mr Wong Keng Woo, 76, with the paper cutter by inflicting injuries on his left hand at his second-storey flat in Yishun Ring Road at about 10pm on Nov 21.

 

The charge was amended from causing hurt with a dangerous weapon to causing grievous hurt with the weapon.

Mr Wong was pronounced dead about 11/2 hours later.

She will be back in court on Dec 14.

If convicted, she faces a jail term of up to 15 years and a fine.