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Businessman's death at spa: 'Suicide or sex game gone wrong'

Published on Sep 26, 2013 7:53 AM
Club One Seven Spa and Gym in Upper Circular Road, where Mr Yeo was found dead in a cubicle, is strictly for men only. -- ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

A naked businessman found hanging at an all-male spa could have died as the result of a sex game that went wrong, a court heard yesterday.

Mr Yeo Hung Song may have been practising auto-erotic asphyxiation, which involves starving the brain of oxygen to increase sexual arousal.

But State Coroner Imran Abdul Hamid said that suicide was also a possibility. He added that the 48-year-old restaurant boss, who was not married, suffered from depression and was believed to have harboured suicidal tendencies.

Mr Yeo was found dead in a cubicle at Club One Seven Spa & Gym - which is strictly for men only and has membership cards that list no names but only numbers. The court heard that he arrived on a motorbike at about 2pm on Nov 19 last year.

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