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20-year-old woman falls off 50-storey sky bridge at [email protected], misses air packs & dies

Condolences to the family.

Zhangxin Zheng | October 15, 07:59 pm

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A 20-year-old woman was found sitting on the ledge of the sky bridge at The [email protected] on Oct. 14 for an hour.

She jumped off from the 50th storey sky bridge and was pronounced dead immediately.

Speaking to Mothership, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said that it responded to an incident involving a person sitting on a ledge at Cantonment Road at about 7.30 pm.

According to the spokesperson, SCDF deployed two safety life air packs as a precautionary measure.

Unfortunately, the person jumped and fell beyond the air packs.

A paramedic pronounced the person dead.

The police have classified the case as unnatural death.

According to the police, the deceased was found motionless at the foot of the block.

Investigations are ongoing.

The sky bridge is open to the public from 9am to 9pm, except during special events.

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About Zhangxin Zheng

Zhangxin’s favourite pastime is singing Mulan’s soundtrack in the mangrove forests. She hopes to perfect the art of napping in a hammock in the mangroves without being drowned by rising sea levels.

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