Body found in Singapore River, murder suspected

A dead body was found on Thursday (April 13) morning in the Singapore River.ST PHOTO: FELINE LIM
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SINGAPORE – A dead body was found on Thursday (April 13) morning in the Singapore River.

Police said they were alerted to the discovery at about 8am. It is understood that a cleaner working at the River found the body.

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The victim was pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene.

Mr Moses Arumugam, a tour bus driver, saw a forensic vehicle and police cars at Connaught Drive when he was there at about 10am.

A cordon was set up at Esplanade Park and Mr Arumugam saw a blue tent by the water. The body had been retrieved from the river by then.

Two boatmen were seen questioned by policemen, he said.

Police are investigating the unnatural death.

-Straits Times

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