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Marina Bay Suites fire: Families of victims visit mortuary to identify bodies

Published on Jan 15, 2014 10:21 AM

The families of the two security guards who died in Monday night's fire on the 65th floor of the Marina Bay Suites condominium were at the mortuary on Wednesday morning to identify their bodies.

Mr Sim Lai Huat's wife, son and two daughters arrived at about 8am, accompanied by Mr Sim's elder brother. They were too distraught to speak to the media.

Mr Sim's son was seen talking at length with a man believed to be representing Pico Guards, the firm that employed the 58-year-old and Ms Sooria Kala Kanaseon, 34, a Malaysian colleague who also died in the fire.

At about 9am, a man believed to be Ms Sooria Kala's husband arrived and was seen speaking to the same man, as well as police officers. He declined to talk to the press and left at about 9.45am.

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