SIBU – The family of the late Ling Tong Hock, 36, his two children David Ling Chei Qi, 10, and Amy Ling Zi Jiun, seven; and mother Leong Nyuk Lan, 76, was finally laid to rest at two separate Chinese cemeteries at Bukit Aup after an elaborate Buddhist ritual.

The ceremony saw many weeping with 28-year-old Li Xiao Lan, who is the wife of Ling Tong Hock reported as being hysterical and had to be consoled by relatives.

The brutal killing of the family shocked the nation six days ago, but the police have been swift in their investigations with a team from Bukit Aman Forensics Team helping in the probe. The police have since declared the case as closed with the arrest of a prime suspect, a 17-year-old lorry attendant.

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