Second alleged suicide case in a week at NTU as a Chinese national at the School of Engineering was found dead, hanging in the balcony of his apartment last night.
A man has been found dead by his friends in his apartment unit within the Nanyang Technological University campus. The 25 year old, who’s not a Singaporean, is believed to have committed suicide.
His body was discovered at around 10.30 last night. An NTU spokesperson said the university’s support systems have swung into action to ensure that those who found the body are not traumatised.
24-year-old Zhou Zheng, a Chinese national, was an Infocomm Project Officer at the university’s School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering.
He was found hanging in the balcony in his apartment at Block 101C Nanyang Heights, where staff and graduate students reside.
Source: Channel NewsAsia.
Separately, NTU President, Dr Su Guaning sent an email to all faculty staff and students on Saturday morning informing them that the university is ‘deeply saddened by the tragic loss of Mr Zhou’ and that his family has been notified. It is not known if the family members are in Singapore.
‘We are doing our utmost to help his family and friends, residents at Nanyang Heights and anyone in the NTU community that may be traumatised by what has happened in our campus this week,’ said Dr Su.
Source: Straits Times
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