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35-year-old man dies after reportedly falling 5 floors at Ngee Ann City mall, police investigating

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Matthias Ang | July 14, 05:00 pm

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A 35-year-old man died on Sunday afternoon after allegedly falling five floors inside Ngee Ann City shopping mall.

According to Lianhe Zaobaothe man had fallen five storeys, from the third floor to the second basement level of the shopping centre.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) was alerted to the incident at 2:06pm on Sunday, July 14. Police were contacted shortly after.

According to a police spokesperson, the man was found unconscious and was rushed to Tan Tock Seng Hospital, but he eventually succumbed to his injuries.

Blood left at scene

Pictures circulated on social media and a Hardwarezone forum thread showed blood at the scene, where the man’s body had purportedly landed.

(Video via Instagram user @nisfornic)

Photos via HWZ forum thread
Source: Hardwarezone thread

One of the photos on HWZ also showed the man lying on the ground, dressed in blue.

Screenshot from HWZ forum

A Twitter user, Andi Adhyaksa, said the goriness of the sight made him feel nauseous.

Paramedics and police seen

A Reddit user also claimed to have seen paramedics attempting to resuscitate the man.

Screenshot from Reddit

Man taken to TTSH

When contacted, a spokesperson for SCDF stated:

“SCDF was alerted to an incident at 391 Orchard Road, at about 2:06pm. One person was conveyed to Tan Tock Seng Hospital.”

Police are investigating the man’s unnatural death.

Helplines:

  • SOS 24-hour Hotline: 1800-221-4444
  • Singapore Association of Mental Health: 1800-283-7019
  • Institute of Mental Health: 6389-2222 (24 hours)
  • Tinkle Friend: 1800-274-4788 (for primary school-aged children)
  • Care Corner Counselling Centre (Mandarin): 1800-353-5800

Top image collage from HWZ forum

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