Emily Kong, a Malaysian singer cum actress, was killed in an accident on Jalan Kuchai Lama at 3.20am on Saturday, 9 March
According to The Star Online, the 29-year-old lost control of her car and crashed into a tree in front of the NSK Trade City Kuchai Lama
About nine minutes after the accident, the Fire and Rescue Department received a distress call, following which a team from the Seputeh fire station was dispatched.
"We managed to pull the victim out of the vehicle before she was pronounced dead at the scene," a spokesperson for the Fire and Rescue Department was quoted as saying.
The actress reportedly suffered severe injuries to her head
The English daily reported that her body was sent to Hospital Kuala Lumpur for a post-mortem, where her family members were too distraught to speak to reporters.
The late singer's wake service has been scheduled for 8.30pm on Sunday and Monday. The funeral service has been scheduled at 10am on Tuesday.
Location for the wake and funeral:
The Full Gospel Assembly Church Kuchai Lama.
Following the news about Emily's accident, an IMU student is being called out for his sexist and insensitive comment:
Meanwhile, a 35-year-old woman has been sentenced to 17 years' imprisonment and fined RM39,000 after being found guilty of causing the death of four men and seriously injuring another: