Ipoh – A teenager died at the Kuala Kangsar Hospital near here, more than an hour after she was attacked by her knife-weilding boyfriend near the Bukit Gantang rest and recreation outlet here Monday.
Nursyuhada Johari, 17, who sustained slash wounds in the neck succumbed to the injuries about 2pm.
Taiping police acting chief, Supt Ismail Che Isa said the boyfriend was detained to facilitate investigations into the murder.
He said several people had earlier, witnessed the couple quarelling in a Proton Perdana at a road-shoulder of the south-bound North-South Highway.
“When they saw the girl slumped outside the vehicle, with wounds on her neck, it became evident she was attacked with a sharp weapon.
“At that juncture, a few of the witnesses turned on the boyfriend, overpowered him and handed the man over to the police,” he added. – Bernama