THE death of her fiance prompted S. Ilayakarsi, 27, to take her life, reported Malaysia Nanban.
A. Murali, 26, was slashed by three parang-wielding men at the Taman Lily Jasmine condominium in Tampoi Indah, Johor, on the eve of Deepavali.
The attackers also slashed Ilayakarsi's two brothers.
Murali was warded at the Tampoi Hospital's intensive care unit but died three days later.
His remains were cremated on Monday.
Unable to accept the loss, a dejected Ilayakarsi hanged herself on Monday.
It was reported that the couple was engaged last year and both had worked in a factory in Singapore.