SINGAPORE - A 35-year-old woman will be charged with murder of her eight-year-old daughter, who was found in a Geylang residential unit with multiple wounds.
The police said they were alerted to an incident in a residential unit in Geylang Lorong 31 at around 11.40am on Tuesday (Aug 10).
Officers found an eight-year-old girl lying motionless in the unit. She was unconscious when taken to the hospital and pronounced dead at 12.45pm.
Her biological mother, the 35-year-old woman, was arrested at the scene for her suspected involvement in the death of her daughter.
The police will seek a court order to remand the woman for psychiatric assessment.
Under the Penal Code, those found guilty of murder face the death penalty.