An off-duty Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) regular serviceman from the SAF Medical Training Institute was found dead on Saturday (28 July).
Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) stated in a press release that the man was found hanging from a rope in his bunk in Nee Soon Camp.
The ministry noted that the Singapore Police Force (SPF) and the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) were activated by the unit.
According to the ministry, the serviceman was pronounced dead on site by the SCDF paramedics at 3.06 pm.
“MINDEF and the SAF extend their deepest condolences to the family of the late serviceman,” the release stated.
MINDEF said that the police are investigating the incident, adding that the SAF is assisting the family in their time of grief.