Mystery grave from 1859 to be exhumed for new expressway

Above: Tomb hunter Raymond Goh leading the way to the grave, which sits on a hillock off Thomson Road.
Tomb hunter Raymond Goh leading the way to the grave, which sits on a hillock off Thomson Road.ST PHOTO: SEAH KWANG PENG

An almost 160-year-old grave sits on a hillock in Thomson, but no one knows for sure who lies in it.

Sited off Thomson Road and behind the Lee Ah Mooi Old Age Home, it dates back to 1859.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 05, 2018, with the headline 'Mystery grave from 1859 to be exhumed for new expressway'. Print Edition | Subscribe