An elderly couple were found dead at a second-floor unit at Block 717 Bedok Reservoir Road yesterday (Jun 21). A press release by the Police said that a 79-year-old man and a 78-year-old woman were found lying motionless at the said location when they arrived. They were pronounced dead by paramedics at scene at about 3.57pm.
The Police said that they first received a call about the incident at 3.39pm and is investigating further. It is understood that no arrests have yet been made by the police in relation to this case.
Posted by Shin Min Daily News 新明日报 on Wednesday, 21 June 2017
The Straits Times reported that an Indonesian man was living with the couple for about a month and that the maid’s whereabouts are unknown. One resident from the block said that he heard a shout at about 3pm from the lower floors, but thought nothing of it.
The man reportedly had mobility issues after a recent stroke. Neighbours described the couple as friendly and loving. The couple had been living in the block for more than 30 years.
The Police requested anyone with any information into this case to call the police hotline at 1800-255-0000. Information can also be submitted online via the SPF`s e-portal at www.police. gov.sg/iwitness. All information submitted will be kept strictly confidential.