British national Samantha Jones leaves the Alor Setar High Court in Malaysia’s Kedah State after being sentenced to 42 months in jail for killing her husband. Photo: EPA-EFE
British national Samantha Jones leaves the Alor Setar High Court in Malaysia’s Kedah State after being sentenced to 42 months in jail for killing her husband. Photo: EPA-EFE
Malaysia

British woman jailed in Malaysia for killing husband, avoids death sentence

  • Samantha Jones was sentenced to 42 months in jail after admitting to stabbing her husband during a 2018 fight on the holiday island of Langkawi
  • Lawyers said she suffered years of domestic abuse. She was initially charged with murder but found guilty of on the lesser charge of culpable homicide

British national Samantha Jones leaves the Alor Setar High Court in Malaysia’s Kedah State after being sentenced to 42 months in jail for killing her husband. Photo: EPA-EFE
British national Samantha Jones leaves the Alor Setar High Court in Malaysia’s Kedah State after being sentenced to 42 months in jail for killing her husband. Photo: EPA-EFE
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