35-year-old man dies after reportedly falling 5 floors at Ngee Ann City mall, police investigating
A 35-year-old man died on Sunday afternoon after allegedly falling five floors inside Ngee Ann City shopping mall.
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)
One of the photos on HWZ also showed the man lying on the ground, dressed in blue.
A Twitter user, Andi Adhyaksa, said the goriness of the sight made him feel nauseous.
Ada kecelakaan super gory di B2 Takashimaya Singapore…. I feel nauseous now….
— Andi Adhyaksa (@andimadhyaksa) July 14, 2019
Paramedics and police seen
A Reddit user also claimed to have seen paramedics attempting to resuscitate the man.
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.
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Top image collage from HWZ forum