Statement of Double Murder Case in Shilin by Taiwan Shilin District Prosecutors Office
At 8:30 this morning, a suspected murder case was discovered at No. 1 of Xishulin Street, Shilin District, Taipei City, where a married 70-year-old couple has been found dead by his son.
After receiving the notification, Head Prosecutor of Taiwan Shilin District Prosecutors Office, Kuang-li Wu, and Prosecutor on duty, Erh-wen Wu had went to the crime scene with the medico legal physician at 12 noon to carry out an autopsy, which was preliminarily believed that the two deceased were suspected of being strangled to death by someone
, however, the detailed cause of death cannot be confirmed until being examined after the anatomy sent to the Institute of Forensic Medicine ,Ministry of Justice this afternoon.
At present time, prosecutors and police, on investigation, have been targeting on Alihammad Jumaah, Iraq nationality and born in 1988, who was the son-in-law of the deceased couple, to be suspected of involving the crime. However, the suspect had departed from the Republic of China (Taiwan) by airplane with his one-year-old son at 8 am on April 30, 2019. Prosecutors has issued an arrest warrant for the Iraq man this morning and requested the Immigration Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs to assist in the implementation of the entry and exit control. Prosecutors and police will follow up on any possible ways to search for the whereabouts of the suspect, and we also appeal to the public to assist in providing clues to the investigation and the track of the suspect, hoping to arrest him as early as possible.