Body Of A Man Found In Canal Near Geylang East Park On 5 Aug
Despite being among the safest countries in the world, Singapore hasn’t been a stranger to gruesome incidents.
Just today (5 Aug), a body of a man was reportedly found in a canal near Geylang East Park.
The discovery likely drew a lot of attention as police, Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) officers and the Gurkha contingent were at the scene.
Investigations into the incident are ongoing.
Body found in Geylang East canal on 5 Aug morning
According to The HomeGround Asia (THG) who was at the scene, police had cordoned off Geylang East Park as of 9am on Friday (5 Aug) morning after someone found a body in a canal nearby.
The New Paper (TNP) reported that a 45-year-old man was found “lying motionless in the vicinity”.
Paramedics later pronounced him dead at the scene. MS News has reached out to SCDF for more information and will update this article accordingly.
Police investigations underway
Apart from multiple police cars and an SCDF fire engine, THG spotted a few plainclothes officers, the Gurkha contingent and even the K9 unit.
Witnesses who spoke to them described the deceased as “half-dressed”. They also allegedly saw blood stains near the canal.
TNP confirmed this detail via a police statement which mentioned that ...