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S'porean charged with wife's murder in UK tells court he does not remember killing her

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S'porean charged with wife's murder in UK tells court he does not remember killing her

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August 09, 2022 5:18 AM - NEWCASTLE, ENGLAND - The 51-year-old Singaporean man accused of smothering his wife to death with a pillow accepts that he carried out the act but cannot remember doing it, a jury heard on Monday (Aug 8).

When they returned to the hotel, he told the jury he felt pain and discomfort, his movement was restricted and was very worried about falling on his wife.

Fong Soong Hert told Newcastle Crown Court that he has no recollection of the incident at County Aparthotel in Newcastle, in the early hours of Dec 6 last year.

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Category: Nation Politics

Topics: Told Pain Jury Defendant Wife Death Fong Cannot Remember Newcastle Fall

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Published Date: 2022-08-09, 05:18:44

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