Mother and daughter found dead in Sengkang, a second child is hospitalised

A 35-year-old woman and her eight-year-old daughter were both found dead on Tuesday morning.

Police received a call at 5.45am and found the woman lying motionless at the bottom of Block 299A Compassvale Street in Sengkang. The girl was found in a unit at the same block. The mother and daughter, both Indian nationals, were both pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene.

A three-year-old, believed to be the woman's other child, was also sent from the same block to KK Women's and Children's Hospital at about 9am. Neighbours told Chinese evening daily Lianhe Wanbao that the woman had moved in last October with her husband and children, and that they seldom interacted with the other residents.

Police are investigating the unnatural deaths.

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