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The dead body of a man was found submerged in the Singapore River near Robertson Quay yesterday morning.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) reported that it was informed about a “person who had entered the Singapore River” near 80 Mohamed Sultan Road. The police added that they were alerted to a case of unnatural death at about 6.50am.

Following both a surface search and an underwater search, a male was found motionless in the water, around 12.20pm, and was retrieved by Disaster Assistance and Rescue Team (DART) divers. The man was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

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Police investigations are ongoing.

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