Elderly woman plunges to death at KMC flats

The body of the Chinese woman suspected of taking her own life by jumping off from the sixth floor of a KMC flat block at Ban Hock Road.

KUCHING: A Chinese woman was suspected to have committed suicide after she threw herself over the sixth floor balcony of a KMC flat block at Jalan Ban Hock this morning.

The deceased, identified as Kho Geok Choo, 68, was pronounced dead by paramedics who arrived at the scene.

A suicide note was found on the deceased whose identification card showed that she was from Batu Lintang.

The suicide note of the Chinese woman who allegedly committed suicide by jumping off from the sixth floor of a KMC flat block at Ban Hock Road.

According to ACP Supt Abang Ahmad Abang Julai, the police were alerted to the incident at 8.15 this morning and rushed to the scene immediately.

Preliminary investigation showed that the cause of death was due to the fall of the deceased from the sixth floor.


In the alleged suicide note, the deceased claimed that she had not been able to sleep for two weeks.

She also mentioned that life was tough for her and that was why she wanted to take her own life.

In the note, she also listed many contact numbers believed to be belonging to her relatives. — DayakDaily