Abandoned house sold at auction for $2.23m

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

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

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'. Print Edition | Subscribe