Man, 64, arrested after woman, 35, found murdered in Bedok South Road flat

Police cordon tape is seen at the ninth floor of the block where the incident happened.
Police cordon tape is seen at the ninth floor of the block where the incident happened.ST PHOTO: HARIZ BAHARUDIN
A woman was found dead in a Bedok South Road Housing Board flat on Nov 19, 2018.
A woman was found dead in a Bedok South Road Housing Board flat on Nov 19, 2018.PHOTO: SCREENGRAB FROM GOOGLE MAPS

SINGAPORE - A 35-year-old woman was found dead in a Bedok South Road Housing Board flat on Monday afternoon (Nov 19).

A 64-year-old man suspected of being involved in her murder has been arrested.

The Straits Times understands that the man is Mr Tan Tian Chye, and that he is the father of the victim.

The police said they received a call for assistance at a residential unit at Block 171 Bedok South Road at 3.43pm.

ST understands that the incident happened on the eighth floor of the block.

Upon arrival, the police found the victim lying motionless inside the unit.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) paramedics at 4.17pm.

The police have classified the case as murder. It is currently not known who made the call for assistance, or how the woman died.

The man is due to be charged in court on Tuesday.

Police investigations are ongoing.