Orchard Towers murder: Victim was caring man, say friends and neighbours

They remember chemist as devoted father of two young children and helpful person

More than 40 friends and relatives attended the wake (above) of Mr Satheesh Noel Gobidass, who died after a brawl in Orchard Towers. Seven people, including one woman, have been charged with his murder.
More than 40 friends and relatives attended the wake (above) of Mr Satheesh Noel Gobidass, who died after a brawl in Orchard Towers. Seven people, including one woman, have been charged with his murder. ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

Even after a Monday afternoon spent running errands with her son, she made her usual call to him around 7pm to ask after his wife and two young children.

This time, Mr Satheesh Noel Gobidass cut the conversation short as he was in the toilet. It was the last his mother heard from him.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 06, 2019, with the headline 'Victim was caring man, say friends, neighbours'. Subscribe