Boy killed by chair is now a murder case, say police

Muzliza Mustafa Ravin Palanisamy

Rubbish is seen on the awnings and floor at Block 102 of the Seri Pantai People's Housing Project in Pantai Dalam, Kuala Lumpur today. Police has reclassified the case of a boy killed by a falling chair at the housing project from manslaughter to murder. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Hasnoor Hussain, January 16, 2018.

THE culprit who flung a chair from the 21st floor of a low-cost flat in Kuala Lumpur, which killed a schoolboy, is facing a murder rap when caught, police said today.

Kuala Lumpur CID chief Rusdi Mohd Isa said the case, which was initially classified as manslaughter, has been reclassified as murder, with the suspect facing the mandatory death sentence.

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