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Police officer dies from gunshot wound to the head at Yishun Police Centre

The police's Criminal Investigation Department are investigating the case as unnatural death

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A 28-year-old police officer was found with a gunshot wound to his head on Sunday (June 16).

According to the Singapore Police Force, the incident occurred at the Yishun North Neighbourhood Police Centre (NPC), 31 Yishun Central.

In a press release, it was reported that the police sergeant reported for duty at 7.30pm on Sunday and drew his service pistol from the armoury.

“He was later found alone with a gunshot wound to his head at the rest area of the NPC at around 9.30pm with his service pistol beside him”.

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He was taken unconscious to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, where he died from his injuries at 10.26pm.

The police’s Criminal Investigation Department are investigating the case as unnatural death.

They also added, “The police are assisting the family in their time of grief”.

In January this year, a 48-year-old Aetos auxiliary police officer was found dead with a gunshot wound to his head at Woodlands Checkpoint.

In September last year, a full-time police national serviceman died six days after he was found with a gunshot wound to his head at the Protective Security Command in Ulu Pandan. /TISG

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