Four men 'admit killing' British students in Borneo

Four men arrested in Malaysia over the fatal stabbings of two British medical students have admitted the crime, a police chief has said.

Neil Dalton and Aidan Brunger, who were both 22 and studying at Newcastle University, were reportedly involved in an argument at a bar in Kuching before the attack.

Deputy police commissioner Chai Khin Chung said police had now finished their investigation after the men confessed to the stabbings.

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Reporter: Fishmonger 'main suspect' in student killing

A local fishmonger is considered the main suspect by police after the fatal stabbing of two British students in a reported bar row in Borneo, a local reporter has told ITV News.

Sharon Ling from Malaysian newspaper The Star said the 23-year-old man was arrested along with a 29-year-old mechanic and two other unemployed men.

She said all four would be remanded for seven days following the early morning killing of Neil Dalton and Aidan Brunger from Newcastle University.

Ms Ling said the island was in shock at the deaths, which she said occurred in an area generally considered to be safe.

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