SINGAPORE - A 59-year-old man was found dead at the foot of a Housing Board block in Marsiling in the wee hours of Thursday (May 18) morning, and a woman he was understood to be living with was later found dead in a residential unit of the opposite block.
The police told The Straits Times that they received a call for assistance at Block 17, Marsiling Lane, at 1.41am on Thursday.
A 59-year-old man was found lying motionless at the foot of the block, and was later pronounced dead by paramedics.
Subsequently, the body of a 31-year-old woman was also found in a residential unit at Block 16, Marsiling Lane. She was also pronounced dead.
The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was first alerted at 1.40am and dispatched one ambulance to the scene, where paramedics pronounced a man dead.
SCDF was alerted again at 3.30am and dispatched an ambulance to the location, where they pronounced a woman dead.
Lianhe Wanbao in a report on Thursday said the unit was splattered with drops of blood and had a stench when they visited.
Police are investigating the unnatural deaths.