7 dead bodies in 11 days

Within a span of 11 days, seven dead bodies were discovered around Singapore. The spate of deaths included five deaths in five days from 18 June to 23 June. The police classified all the deaths as “unnatural” and investigations are ongoing.

The latest death took place yesterday, Sunday, in Geylang East, Avenue 1, where a man was found dead at the foot of a HDB block.

Here are the seven cases which occurred the last 11 days.

bke18 June – Bukit Timah Expressway

“The decomposed body of a man was found in the grass next to the Bukit Timah Expressway (BKE) towards Woodlands Checkpoint at about 9am yesterday.” – The New Paper.

jurong canal drive

21 June – Jurong Canal Drive

72-year old Goh Chin Hin’s “decomposed body was discovered by a grass cutter last Friday morning near Jurong Canal Drive.” – Straits Times.


22 June – Punggol Beach

“Police on Monday (Jun 22) said they are investigating a case of unnatural death after the body of a man was found in waters near Punggol.” – Channel Newsasia.

corporation road22 June – Boon Lay, Corporation Road

“Police received a call today at about 5.35am requesting for assistance at Corporation Road. Upon Police’s arrival, a 44-year-old man was found lying motionless at the said location.” – Police statement.

jurong lake

22 June – Jurong Lake

“The body of a woman was found floating in the Jurong Lake on Sunday morning. The deceased is understood to be a 64-year-old Singaporean.” – Straits Times.

rochor canal

27 June – Rochor Canal

“The body was found along the canal near Crawford Street. Upon arrival, police found the body of a 50-year-old man floating in the canal.” – Straits Times.

geylang east

28 June – Geylang East

“The body of a 39-year-old man was found at Blk 126 Geylang East Avenue 1, the police said in a statement on Sunday.” – Sunday Times.