18-year-old found dead outside 1 Raffles Place on Jan. 5, police investigating

He was pronounced dead at the scene by a paramedic.

Syahindah Ishak | January 06, 2021, 12:46 PM

An 18-year-old was found dead outside 1 Raffles Place on Tuesday (Jan. 5) night. 

Pronounced dead on scene

Responding to queries from Mothership, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said that they received a call for assistance at 1 Raffles Place at about 9:30pm on Jan. 5.

A person was pronounced dead on scene by an SCDF paramedic.

An eyewitness told CNA that he saw an SCDF ambulance and several police officers in the area.

He also saw a body on the ground and the police later cordoned off the area.

Unnatural death

The police told Mothership that they were alerted to a case of unnatural death at about 9:28pm that day.

An 18-year-old male teenager was found lying motionless at the foot of the said location and was pronounced dead at scene by a paramedic, said police.

Police investigations are ongoing.

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