A 14-year-old girl and her 15-year-old boyfriend from Taiping, Perak were arrested yesterday, 7 July on suspicion of her brother's murder
The teenagers had admitted to murdering the girl's 16-year-old brother on Friday, 5 July after he caught them skipping school
"It was believed that the girl had brought her boyfriend and friends home on the day of the incident, but they left abruptly after the victim came home from school," Taiping police chief Asst Comm Osman Mamat was quoted as saying by New Straits Times.
However, the victim came home to find a handphone that belonged to the girl's boyfriend, and asked the suspect to come pick it up himself.
"A fight was believed to have broke out between them, leading to the murder," Asst Comm Osman said.
theSun reported that the suspects were believed to have used plastic to cover the victim's head before slitting his throat and wrists with a knife.
The 16-year-old's body, which was thrown behind an empty house in Glenview Park, was discovered by the public at around 12.18pm yesterday.
The victim was first reported missing after leaving his school on the day of the incident
According to China Press, the victim's classmates revealed that he was last seen leaving the school last Friday on his motorcycle.
His parents had been searching for him since the day of the incident, but to no avail.
Asst Comm Osman revealed that the case is being investigated under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder.