DEPOK, KOMPAS.com – A woman with the initials A (36) was found dead in a bedroom apartment Margonda Residence 5, Depok, West Java on Tuesday (4/8/2020) evening.
The victim was found dead by the apartment security, who then immediately reported the findings to the Depok Metro Police.
The disclosure of this case was relatively fast when the police announced that they had arrested FM (37), the man who was suspected of being the perpetrator murder victim on Wednesday afternoon, in Bekasi.
The following are some facts compiled by Kompas.com regarding this case:
1. The perpetrator is the victim’s lover
Kapolres Metro Depok Kombes Azis Andriansyah said the victim and the perpetrator were lovers.
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This love affair is what ultimately the background for the murder.
“The motive was because of an affair and jealousy because the victim was suspected of having a relationship with another man,” Azis told reporters, Thursday (6/8/2020)
He said the victim was a widow with two children. Meanwhile, FM is a widower. The two of them have a special relationship that has been running for four years.
2. The victim was found bound dead
The victim was found dead in an unnatural condition, with his hands and feet tied and his mouth taped, with his body lying face down on the bed.
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The police also found wounds on the back of the victim’s head and forehead.
3. Persecuted to death
While checking the scene, the police also found a hammer in the room where the incident occurred.
The allegation that the victim died as a result of being hit with a hammer was proven after the autopsy results were released by the hospital.
The wound was on the back of the head and chin of the victim. There were also bruises on the victim’s body.
“Because the first hit the victim still had time to fight back, finally the suspect was beaten again and again until the victim fainted,” said Azis.
4. Steal the victim’s property
Not only killing, the perpetrator also stole the victim’s property. He took the items away when the victim was thought to be unconscious after being hit by a hammer and taping his mouth.
“Then from these results it turns out that the perpetrator also stole the victim’s belongings, including two cellphones, a watch, and several rings and earrings. Then, the victim’s motorbike was also taken, ”said Azis.
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After carrying the victim’s motorbike run, continued Azis, FM also wanted to offer his friend to buy the motorbike.
“A colleague of the perpetrator who was offered a motorcycle from the victim for sale,” he added.
5. There are multiple articles entangled
From the results of the investigation, the police concluded that the criminal act committed by FM was premeditated murder.
This was because FM was the person who had rented the room where the victim would later be finished.
FM has also prepared several equipment to abuse the victim, such as a hammer and duct tape to cover the victim’s mouth.
“Spontaneously at that time he started violence even though the tools had been prepared beforehand,” said Azis.
“He already had irritation or pain with the victim for quite a long time. So that at a certain time he executed the victim,” he said.
FM is suspected of Article 340 of the Criminal Code concerning premeditated murder or Article 365 of the Criminal Code concerning theft with violence which causes the victim to die.
“The threat of punishment against this article is the death penalty / life sentence,” said Azis.