The snatch theft victim has died after being in a coma ...">
JOHOR BARU: One minute, 17-year-old Tan Shu Fang (pic) was talking to her mother about how she expected to do well in her examinations. The next, motorcycle louts snatched her handbag — and her life.
The snatch theft victim has died after being in a coma for a week.
Shu Fang, a straight As student of SMK Mutiara Rini 2, was walking with her mother Leong Akooi to a bank near their house in Taman Ungku Tun Aminah on Sept 17 when two men on a motorcycle snatched her handbag and caused both of them to fall.
Shu Fang suffered a severe head injury while her mother suffered minor bruises.
She was in a coma and was warded at Sultanah Aminah Hospital before succumbing to her injuries at about 5pm on Friday.