Samantha Jones, 62, was detained today after her husband John 62 was found dead with stab wounds to his chest after an argument on Wednesday at their house on the holiday island of Langkawi.
Local police chief Mohamad Iqbal Ibrahim told AFP. His wife Samantha, 62, has been detained and is suspected of having murdered him following a row.
The Police further said,the couple had lived there for 11 years a jungle-clad, tropical island in northwest Malaysia that attracts millions of tourists annually to its palm-fringed beaches.
Mohamad Iqbal said,the suspect will be sentenced to death by hanging if she is found guilty.Murder carries a mandatory death sentence in Malaysia.
A 12-inch knife was found on the floor of the couple’s bedroom covered in blood, it is alleged. Mrs Jones has been remanded in custody until a further court hearing in six days’ time.