Sosilawati's eldest daughter Erni Dekritawati Yuliana Buhari, 25, said they would performed prayers for Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya but said that they were still hopeful that the forensic report would confirmed otherwise.
Police today said they had arrested eight people in connection with the case and that the suspects admitted to killing the four at Ladang Gadong, Tanjong Sepat and burned their bodies and the ashes strewn at a river nearby.
"I thank all for the prayers for my mother and the three others," she told reporters at Sosilawati's home in Taman Harmonis, Gombak, here.
Also present was Sosilawati's ex-husband known only as Buhari.
Sosilawati's fourth daughter, Rina, said she would want to see for herself her mother's remains.
"If it is true that my mother is gone, show us the body," she said.
The family had been following the development of the case and watched the news conference by Bukit Aman CID chief Datuk Seri Mohd Bakri Zinin about the murder.
Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya, her driver Kamaruddin Shamsudin, 44, CIMB Kampung Baru officer Noorhisham Mohammad, 38, and her lawyer Ahmad Kamil Abdul Karim, 32, went missing on Aug 30 after going to Banting for a land purchase deal.
Meanwhile, former vocalist of the rock group Lefthanded, Nashrudin Elias or Nash, who was Sosilawati's ex-husband, said if the murder was indeed true, he could not understand how human being could commit such cruelties.
"This should not happen, not in our peaceful country," he told Bernama when contacted.
Nash, who was now in Sabah, said he tried to contact Sosilawati's children but his phone calls were not answered.
He added that although his marriage with Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya did not last, "we harboured no ill-feelings."
He also conveyed his condolences to Sosilawati's family and those of the other three victims.
Meanwhile, the family members of bank officer Noorhisham believed he was still alive.
"I'm still waiting for the forensic report. Until then, I believe my son-in-law is still alive," Radin Pangat Ishak, 66, told reporters in Ampang here.
He said Noorhisham was a dedicated officer.
Noorhisham's wife Suzana Radin Pangat, 38, declined to comment.
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