35-year-old woman to be charged with murder of her 8-year-old daughter

The two, aged 61 and 70, were on board a bus in Loyang Avenue on Tuesday morning and got angry when the driver told them to wear their masks properly, police said. PHOTO: ST FILE

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.

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