The police have cordoned off an HDB flat in Tampines where a murder is believed to have occurred.
Officers taped off access to the 10th floor of Blk 856B along Tampines St 82.
A female neighbour who declined to be named said two working adults, their two children and a maid lived in the flat. The victim is said to be the 16-year-old daughter, who was believed to have been killed by the maid.
The neighbour, who also lives on the 10th floor, said she heard shrieks coming from the flat at about 12pm on Thursday.
Police officers arrived at about 1pm, she added.