55-year-old man arrested over Geylang murder

SINGAPORE - Police have arrested a 55-year-old man in connection with the murder of a man in Geylang on Sunday night.

Investigations are ongoing.

The police said that they received a call for assistance at Lorong 8 Geylang at about 9.10pm. The police found the 48-year-old victim lying motionless at the scene.

He was taken to Tan Tock Seng Hospital, where he was subsequently pronounced dead just after 10pm.

Shin Min Daily News reported that witnesses interviewed at the coffeeshop said they knew the victim to be an argumentative person.

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