Woman, 26, believed to be domestic helper, dies after allegedly falling from 15th floor Sengkang HDB flat

A resident said that she was a cheery person and had a good relationship with her employers.

Zhangxin Zheng | August 08, 2020, 05:07 PM

A woman has died after falling from the 15th floor of an HDB flat in Sengkang on Aug. 7 evening.

The incident happened at Blk 279C at Compassvale.

In response to Mothership's queries, the police confirmed that they received a call for assistance on Aug. 7, at 6:04pm.

A 26-year-old woman was found motionless at the foot of said block and was pronounced dead at the scene by a paramedic.

According to Chinese newspaper, Lianhe Zaobao, the deceased is allegedly a domestic helper who was living with a family of four.

Zaobao reported that the domestic helper would help to pick up the young daughter of the family at the childcare centre.

She did not show up that day, so the teacher called the girl's mother who later found out that the helper had died from the fall.

The Zaobao reporter understands from a resident, known only as Tan, that the domestic helper appeared cheery. She often wore a smile whenever they met and would sing at home.

Tan added that she observed the domestic helper had an amicable relationship with her employers and she had been working for the family for a few months.

Police investigations are ongoing.


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