Double murder at Bedok Reservoir Road

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An elderly couple were found dead at a second-floor unit at Block 717 Bedok Reservoir Road yesterday (Jun 21). A press release by the Police said that a 79-year-old man and a 78-year-old woman were found lying motionless at the said location when they arrived. They were pronounced dead by paramedics at scene at about 3.57pm.

The Police said that they first received a call about the incident at 3.39pm and is investigating further. It is understood that no arrests have yet been made by the police in relation to this case.

勿洛蓄水池路双尸案,两死者遗体于深夜11时左右被仵作抬出单位,送上黑车。据了解,死者是78岁的女子陈秀发和79岁的男子谢金方(人名译音)。两人是夫妻关系,事发时家人都不在家中。嫌犯相信是家人刚聘请的印尼女佣。嫌犯过后迅速逃离现场,至今仍未被捕。更多消息,请留意本报面簿以及明天的《新明日报》。

Posted by Shin Min Daily News 新明日报 on Wednesday, 21 June 2017

The Straits Times reported that an Indonesian man was living with the couple for about a month and that the maid’s whereabouts are unknown. One resident from the block said that he heard a shout at about 3pm from the lower floors, but thought nothing of it.

The man reportedly had mobility issues after a recent stroke. Neighbours described the couple as friendly and loving. The couple had been living in the block for more than 30 years.

The Police requested anyone with any information into this case to call the police hotline at 1800-255-0000. Information can also be submitted online via the SPF`s e-portal at www.police. gov.sg/iwitness. All information submitted will be kept strictly confidential.

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