16-year-old Ng Jun Hui fell to his death from the 12th storey sky garden of Block 79D Toa Payoh Central while reportedly playing hide and seek after midnight with a female friend.
The boy’s father, 53-year-old private-hire car driver Mr Ng, told reporters that he met his female friend at the sky garden in the late hours of Monday night. The pair began chatting before playing a game of hide and seek.
The boy’s friend said that the boy had been hurtling over several low walls when he suddenly made the fatal leap over the side of the building, around 12.20am on Tuesday, 23 Jan.
The police have classified the case as an unnatural death. Investigations are ongoing.