Father of 5-year-old boy found dead in D'Leedon condominium to be charged with murder

A police hearse arrived at the scene at about 11am and left about 15 minutes later.
A police hearse arrived at the scene at about 11am and left about 15 minutes later.ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW
A police hearse arrived at the scene at about 11am and left about 15 minutes later.
A police hearse arrived at the scene at about 11am and left about 15 minutes later.ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW
Police officers seen at the foot of Block 3 of D'Leedon Condominium.
Police officers seen at the foot of Block 3 of D'Leedon Condominium. ST PHOTO: NG HUIWEN
The incident is believed to have occurred at a unit on the 32nd storey.
The incident is believed to have occurred at a unit on the 32nd storey. ST PHOTO: NG HUIWEN
Police officers seen at the foot of Block 3 of D'Leedon Condominium.
Police officers seen at the foot of Block 3 of D'Leedon Condominium. ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW
Police officers at the scene at D'Leedon Condominium.
Police officers at the scene at D'Leedon Condominium. ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW

SINGAPORE - A five-year-old boy was found dead at a unit in D'Leedon Condominium along Leedon Heights on Tuesday (Oct 6) morning. Police have classified the case as murder and the boy's father, 42-year-old Philippe Graffart, will be charged in court on Wednesday. 

At about 5.11am, police on duty came across the injured Graffart, who is Belgian, outside Bukit Timah neighbourhood police centre. He was taken to hospital for medical treatment.


Police officers seen at the foot of Block 3 of D'Leedon condominium. ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW

Following preliminary inquiries, the police proceeded to a unit at Block 3 of the condominium, where Graffart's son Keryan was found lying motionless inside the bedroom.

Keryan was subsequently pronounced dead by paramedics at about 6.17am.

The case is believed to have occurred in a unit on the 32nd storey.


A police hearse arrived at the scene at about 11am and left about 15 minutes later. ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW

At about 9am, a woman in her early 40s was seen at the foot of block looking distraught. She walked to the security guard post at the condominium entrance before she was escorted away by security officers.

A police hearse arrived at the scene at about 11am and left about 15 minutes later. At 11.20am, a Caucasian woman wearing a floral blue top was seen entering the compound and approaching police officers.

She was seen making a phone call as she left the condominium in a hurry at about 11.30am. A police van was seen leaving soon after. Consular officers were seen at the condominium at about 11am.