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1995 rape and murder of girl: Man comes forward with new information

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Singapore — A person has come ahead with new info, after the household of a 7-year-old woman raped and murdered in 1995 appealed to the public for help with leads last week.

On Jan 10, the household of Lim Shiow Rong had requested the general public for assist in discovering the little woman’s assassin.

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That they had been impressed by the latest arrest of a person within the 2007 Felicia Teo case.

Shiow Rong’s household made the general public attraction in collaboration with the Crime Library Singapore, a non-profit organisation whose goal is to advertise the attention and prevention of crime.

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Mr Joseph Tan, its govt director, stated in a Facebook post: “The grieving household is interesting to the general public for the primary time for extra info for the police to make arrest on this case.”

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And now, somebody has certainly come ahead with a tip-off.

A person reached out to Crime Library Singapore final week to say that he had info regarding a person who had frequented the espresso store the Lim household owned at Toa Payoh.

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Furthermore, the person who gave the tip-off stated that this patron matched the outline of a photofit that the police had distributed after Shiow Rong’s homicide.

The little woman had final been seen on the espresso store, positioned in Block 75, Toa Payoh Lorong 5.

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The straitstimes.com (ST) reported that, after the tip-off was submitted to Crime Library Singapore, the sufferer’s sister, Ms Lim Jia Hui, now 27, stated that she had, on Thursday (Jan 14), filed a brand new police report with the tip-off.

She added that she has been contacted by the Particular Investigation Part of the Felony Investigation Division.

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The publication quotes her as saying: “My mum and I have been completely satisfied and glad that they listened to our attraction and are wanting into the case.”

On June 24, 1995, the day she went lacking, the little woman informed her mom that she was going off to satisfy “papa’s good friend”.

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This was the final time anybody noticed her alive. By 9.30 that night, she was reported lacking.

The next day, her physique was present in a half-sitting place within the neighborhood of a drain at Jalan Woodbridge. The reason for demise: Strangulation. The kid’s underwear was discovered with bloodstains.

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And whereas an outline of the little woman’s doable killer was circulated shortly after her physique was discovered, no particular person matching the outline was ever found.

The kid’s father, Mr Lim Kim Siong, who was in jail on a drug-related conviction on the time of her demise, approached the police in 1997 and 1998, solely to be informed that there have been no new developments.

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He went to the police once more after some years to inform them that some males had approached his different daughter however nothing got here out of it.

In 2016, he died of an aneurysm.

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Each he and the kid’s mom, Madam Ang Goon Lay, have been beset with guilt for years since their daughter’s demise.

Ms Lim informed the media that she has made it her mission to seek out her sister’s killer so as to assist her mom discover closure in any case these years. /TISG

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