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Man kills friend who busted his balloons

By Mason White 5:08 PM September 6, 2017
Woman walking with balloons (illustration)
Woman walking with balloons (illustration)
By: Emily Lewis

A man flew into a rage after seeing his friend bust his balloons, according to police in Malaysia.

Johor Bahru Selatan police said that they have arrested the 40-year-old man, who was not identified, after being accused of killing his 46-year-old friend.

The suspect was charged with one count of murder.

If convicted, the suspect faces the death penalty.

According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded on Sunday, at around 1:30 a.m.

The suspect, who worked as a tourism adviser, went to a bar for drinks with his friend.

When the two walked home, they stopped at the suspect’s office.

The suspect decorated his office with balloons and banners.

The friend busted some of the balloons and pulled down a banner.

The suspect became angry and punched his friend in the face several times.

The friend suffered severe injuries, and was taken to the Sultanah Aminah Hospital, where he died at around 5:00 p.m.