Man, 68, charged in Changi General Hospital with murder of wife in Compassvale flat

Kong Peng Yee being led out his Compassvale Crescent flat by police after the alleged murder of his wife on March 13, 2016.
Kong Peng Yee being led out his Compassvale Crescent flat by police after the alleged murder of his wife on March 13, 2016. PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO

SINGAPORE - A 68-year-old man was charged in Changi General Hospital on Tuesday (March 15) afternoon with the murder of his wife at Sengkang on Sunday.

No plea was taken from Kong Peng Yee, who is believed to have been injured.

He allegedly caused the death of his wife, Madam Wong Chik Yeok, 63, at their Compassvale Crescent home between 11am and 4.35pm on Sunday (March 13).

 

The housewife was found motionless in the living room of their five-room flat. She was pronounced dead at about 5pm by paramedics at the scene.

Kong, who has two daughters, will be remanded for psychiatric evaluation until his next appearance in court on April 5.

If convicted of murder, he faces the death penalty.