The Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) in a press release said that an off-duty Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) regular serviceman was found dead in his bunk in Nee Soon Camp earlier today (Jul 28). The serviceman was from the SAF Medical Training Institute.
MINDEF said that he was found hanging from a rope in his bunk and that paramedics from the Singapore Civil Defence Force pronounced him dead on site at about 3.05pm.
“The Ministry of Defence and the SAF extend their deepest condolences to the family of the late serviceman,” said MINDEF. “The SAF is assisting the family in their time of grief.”
The police are investigating the incident.