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Elderly man falls to his death from Toa Payoh HDB block

An eyewitness said that the incident occurred while she was waiting for her child at the pre-school at the foot of the residential block

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A 78-year-old man fell to his death this morning (9 Oct) in an accident at Block 205 Toa Payoh North. The incident occurred after 9am and the senior citizen was pronounced dead at the scene by Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) paramedics.

An eyewitness, who declined to be named, said that the incident occurred while she was waiting for her child at the pre-school at the foot of the residential block.

She said: “I heard a loud bang, then the staff from the pre-school called the police.”

The police were alerted to a case of unnatural death at 9.44am. Investigations are ongoing.

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