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Eldery Couple Found Murdered In Their Home

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BALING – A 66-year-old man and his wife were found dead, believed to have been murdered, in their house in Taman Desa Bidara, Kuala Ketil, here today, police said.

Kedah CID chief ACP Nashir Ya said the bodies were found by the couple’s 24-year-old adopted son upon his return from work at 12.20 pm.

He said the bodies of the man, Zahari Yahya, and his wife, Salmah Husin, 61, both retired civil servants, were found in the living room and kitchen, respectively.

They had stab wounds in the neck and back, he said, adding that there was no evidence of valuables having been removed from the house.

Nashir said a relative of the couple was helping the police in the investigation.

The bodies had been sent to the Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital in Alor Setar, he added. – BERNAMA

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