Abandoned house sold at auction for $2.23m

Local contractor snaps up property in Upper Thomson where skeletal remains were found

Mr Goh Tee Kia (above, in light blue shirt) handed over a $223,000 cheque at Amara Hotel yesterday after making the winning bid of $2.23 million for the Sembawang Hills Estate terraced house (top).
Mr Goh Tee Kia handed over a $223,000 cheque at Amara Hotel yesterday after making the winning bid of $2.23 million for the Sembawang Hills Estate terraced house (above).ST PHOTO: ALVIN HO
Mr Goh Tee Kia (above, in light blue shirt) handed over a $223,000 cheque at Amara Hotel yesterday after making the winning bid of $2.23 million for the Sembawang Hills Estate terraced house (top).
Mr Goh Tee Kia (above, in light blue shirt) handed over a $223,000 cheque at Amara Hotel yesterday after making the winning bid of $2.23 million for the Sembawang Hills Estate terraced house.ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN

The Sembawang Hills Estate terraced house where two sets of skeletal remains were found has a new owner.

It was sold yesterday for $2.23 million to a local contractor in a frenzied auction that lasted 12 minutes.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 28, 2018, with the headline 'Abandoned house sold at auction for $2.23m'. Subscribe