Monday, 25 July 2016

Fifth unnatural deaths this month

Update 2 Aug 2016: Man, 34, found dead in toilet at Haig Road Food Centre

A 34-yr-old man was found dead at Haig Road Market and Food Centre on Sun (Jul 31).

Stomp contributor Roger came across the incident at about 6:00pm and alerted the citizen journalism website.

The man was found in the toilet and police officers had cordoned off the toilet area, the contributor told Stomp.

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On 21 Jul, the remains of a missing woman was found in Lim Chu Kang and a 48-year-old man was arrested for murder.

On 18 Jul, the Police arrested a 47-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder and that he has been involved in a fight with a 55-year-old man on 13 Jul. The injured man was conveyed unconscious to Singapore General Hospital, and was pronounced dead at 4.48pm on Saturday (16 Jul).

On Jul 11, a man was stabbed to death in front of Jalan Bear hostel. No arrests have been made and the case has been classified as murder.

On Jul 9, a badly bruised and bloodied body of a 26-year-old man was found along the corridor of the sixth floor of Block 279 Yishun Street 22. Police have classified the case as an unnatural death and has arrested a suspect.

On 9 Jul, a 52-year-old coffeeshop helper was found dead after a fight at Lorong 23 Geylang. Police arrested a 64-year-old man for this murder.

PRC engineer allegedly demanded marriage before she was murdered

A 48-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday (July 20) after he allegedly murdered 31-year-old Chinese national Ms Cui Yajie. Ms Cui worked as an engineer in Mediatek, a local semiconductor company in Fusionopolis. She was last seen alive on July 11 at about 9.15pm in her office.

The police received a missing person report on the 14 July and managed to identify the suspect on 20 July. The arrested him on the same day. The suspect, Leslie Khoo Kwee Hock, led police to Lim Chu Kang Lane 8 later that night, where they found Ms Cui’s body on a deserted road near dairy farms.

Khoo was charged on 21 Jul for the the murder of the woman. He allegedly killed her between 8am and 10.11am last Tuesday at Gardens by the Bay East in Marina Bay. He did not use any weapons to commit the murder.

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Singapore see 5 murder cases in the past two weeks
There have been 5 murder cases uncovered in the past two weeks, prompting the Deputy Police Commissioner to issue a statement reiterating that the police will make sure offenders “face the full brunt of the law”

On July 9th, there were two murder cases. The first victim was Shawn Ignatius Rodrigues, 26, who was found dead outside a flat at Block 279 in Yishun. Shawn was murdered by his church friend, a 20-year-old National Serviceman who was the target of affection by the victim. The second murder victim is a 52 year old coffee shop helper, Goh Eng Thiam, who was stabbed to death by a 64 year old in a fight at Geylang Lorong 23.

On July 11th, murder victim Chua Meng Guan was stabbed to death outside a pub in Jalan Besar after challenging someone to a fight. The murderer is still not found. On July 19th, 55-year-old Arokiasamy Paul Rajoo was killed by a 47-year-old man at Taj Mahal Bollywood Music Lounge on the third level of 61, Boat Quay. The cause of death is unknown.

On July 20th, a 31-year-old lady from China, Cui Ya Jie, was murdered by her 48-year-old boyfriend, a charity volunteer, and her remains was hidden in Lim Chu Kang Lane 8.

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Remains of missing woman found in Lim Chu Kang; 48-year-old man arrested for murder
Photo: Singapore Police Force

A man has been arrested for the murder of a woman who had been missing for over a week, the police said in a statement today (Jul 21).

The remains of 31-yr-old Cui Yajie were discovered in Lim Chu Kang yesterday (Jul 20).

She was last seen at Fusionopolis Walk at about 9:15pm on Jul 11.

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Man arrested in connection with death of missing woman found in Lim Chu Kang

The remains of the woman, whom police believe is that of missing 31-year-old Cui Yajie, were found at Lim Chu Kang Lane 8 on Wednesday (20 July). Police established the identity of the suspect who was subsequently arrested on the same day.

Leslie Khoo Kwee Hock, 48, has been charged with the murder of Cui Yajie. Khoo is accused of murdering the 31-year-old on Jul 12 at Gardens by the Bay, between 8am and 10.11am, according to the charge sheet.

If found guilty of murder, Khoo will be sent to the gallows.

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Four unnatural deaths in just a few days

Two days after the report of an unnatural death in Jalan Besar, another happened in Boat Quay. The murder which happened on 13 Jul, was reported by the police yesterday (18 Jul). The murder in Boat Quay is the fourth reported in series of murders or unnatural deaths, which are all unrelated to the other.

Police said that a 47-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder and that he has been involved in a fight with a 55-year-old man. The injured man was conveyed unconscious to Singapore General Hospital, and was pronounced dead at 4.48pm on Saturday (16 Jul).

Police said it was alerted to the incident at a pub along Boat Quay last Wednesday (July 13) at 5.28am, and arrested the accused on Monday.

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Man charged over Boat Quay murder
Thennarasu is accused of murdering Mr Arokiasamy early last Wednesday morning at Taj Mahal Bollywood Music Lounge at Boat Quay

A 47-yr-old man was yesterday charged with the murder of a 55-yr-old man in a Boat Quay pub last week.

Thennarasu Karupiah is accused of causing Mr Arokiasamy Paul Rajoo's death between 5am and 5:25am last Wednesday at Taj Mahal Bollywood Music Lounge on the third level of 61, Boat Quay.

The charge of murder with intention, which was read out in Tamil, did not state how Thennarasu is alleged to have committed the crime.

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Man charged with murder at Boat Quay pub
Taj Mahal Bollywood Music Lounge @ 61 Boat Quay

In a news release on Monday, the Singapore Police Force (SPF) said it received a call requesting for assistance at the pub last Wednesday at about 5:28am.

Upon arrival, it established that Mr Arokiasamy had been taken unconscious to the Singapore General Hospital. He was pronounced dead more than three days later at about 4:48pm last Saturday.

Thennarasu was arrested on Monday, SPF said. He faces the mandatory death penalty if convicted.

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Third unnatural death in just as many days – Man stabbed to death in Jalan Besar

After the unnatural death of a man in Geylang and another in Yishun, yet another has happened in just a few short days. STOMP reported that a man was stabbed in front of Jalan Bear hostel late on Monday (11 Jul) night.

The incident happened outside The Trey Hostel along Jalan Besar at about 11.20pm, and according to eyewitnesses, two men were seen fighting outside the KTV pub beside the hostel.

The two men were heard shouting at each other before one of them stabbed the other with what seemed to be a knife.

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Stabbing in front of Jalan Besar hostel

A man was found dead after allegedly being stabbed by another man outside The Trey Hostel along Jalan Besar at about 11:20pm on Jul 11 2016. Stomp was at the scene.

According to 2 eyewitnesses, who were in the area when the incident happened, they saw two men fighting outside the KTV pub beside the hostel. The 2 men were heard shouting at each other before one of them stabbed the other with what seemed to be a knife.

When Stomp arrived at the scene, the body had already been covered by a police tent

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Argument over money turns into fatal stabbing at Jalan Besar
ARGUMENT: A man staying at The Trey said he saw the victim and the other man come out of the next-door lounge at about 11.30pm yesterday.TNP FOTO: JEREMY LONG

The 2 men came out of the Jalan Besar KTV lounge last night, quarrelling loudly.

The argument got so intense, they had to be separated by a friend.

Things then turned bloody as 1 man allegedly stabbed the other in the chest with a knife. The man died from his injuries.

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20-year-old arrested after man found dead in Yishun

In less than 24 hours, another man was killed in Singapore on Saturday (Jul 9)

Police were alerted to a call at 7:57pm, requesting for assistance at Blk 279 Yishun Street 22.

Upon arrival, a 26-yr-old man was found lying motionless at the said location, police said in a statement.

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Man found dead at Yishun, 20-year-old suspect arrested

A 26-yr-old man was found dead outside a unit on the 6th floor at Block 279 Yishun Street 22 on Saturday (Jul 9).

A 20-yr-old male suspect was arrested in connection to the case, said the police.

The police were first alerted at 7:57pm requesting for assistance, and paramedics pronounced the man dead at 8:29pm. Police investigations are ongoing.

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Police warn against public speculation in Yishun death case
Police removing the body of the deceased at Block 279, Yishun Street 22.ST FOTO: CHEW SENG KIM

The police have advised the public to refrain from commenting or speculating on the case of a man being found dead in Yishun on Saturday (Jul 9).

In a news release on Monday, police said a "thorough investigation" into the unnatural death is ongoing and that people are free to comment on the matter after the "full and true" facts are established in court.

Laying out the timeline of the case, police said it received a call at 7:57pm on Saturday requesting for assistance at Block 279, Yishun St 22.

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Man found dead in Geylang
The prolonged and open display of Mr Niu-ge's body prompted outrage from his relative, who arrived on the scene at 12:30pm

The body of a man was found in a pool of blood at Geylang Lor 23 on Saturday morning (Jul 9).

The police said in a statement that they received a call at 8:00am requesting for assistance at Lorong 23 Geylang.

"Upon arrival, a 52-yr-old man was found lying motionless at the said location and he was pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene at about 8:11am," the police said.

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Murder at Geylang: Why was body left in open for so long?
EXPOSED: (Above) Mr Niu-ge's bloodied body at the roadside along Lorong 23 Geylang. TNP FOTO: ISKANDAR ROSSALI

A 52-yr-old coffeeshop helper, known as Niu-ge, was found dead after a fight at Lorong 23 Geylang yesterday at 8:00am.

5 hours later, his bloodied corpse, which had visible injuries to the face, was lying on the road and his head was resting on the kerb.

Witnesses say the body was initially covered with a white cloth and a blue tent.

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52-yr-old man killed in suspected fight at Geylang Lorong 23

A victim lies bloodied on the road in Geylang after he was killed by someone he got into a dispute with.

A Stomper shared the photos with Stomp at about 9:30am, saying that the incident just happened today (Jul 9).

The photos show that the incident happened at Lorong 23 Geylang, near the junction of Geylang Road.

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Full Coverage:
Remains of missing woman found LCK; 48-yr-old man arrested
Remains of missing woman found in LCK, man arrested for murder
Man arrested in connection with death of missing woman found in LCK
Remains of missing woman found at Lim Chu Kang; man arrested
Remains of missing woman found at Lim Chu Kang; man arrested
Remains of missing woman found in Lim Chu Kang
Remains of missing woman found in Lim Chu Kang; 48-year-old man
Remains of woman found; man charged with murder
Body in Lim Chu Kang: Man, 48, charged with murder of 31-year-old
Police arrest 48-year-old man in connection with death of missing
Man arrested in connection with death of missing woman found
Man charged over Boat Quay murder
Man, 47, charged with murder at Boat Quay pub
Man charged over Boat Quay murder
Remains of woman found; man charged with murder
Man charged with Boat Quay murder
47-year-old man charged for murder at Boat Quay pub
Man arrested for murder at Boat Quay pub
Man charged with murder at Boat Quay pub
47-year-old charged with murder after man he fought with at Boat
Man dies after fight at Boat Quay pub, 47-year-old suspect arrested
Man murdered outside Jalan Besar pub
Man stabbed outside Jalan Besar pub; police classify case as murder
Man found dead outside Jalan Besar pub
Man found murdered outside Jalan Besar hostel
Loud quarrel leads to fatal stabbing outside KTV club
3rd unnatural death in just as many days:Man stabbed to death Jalan Besar
Police warn against public speculation in Yishun death case
Yishun death: He was harmless & didn't bother anyone
Man found dead at Yishun, 20-year-old suspect arrested
Police gives background details surrounding 26-year-old man's death
Yishun death: Victim and suspect attended same church, Courts
20-year-old arrested after man found dead in Yishun, AsiaOne Crime
Yishun death: He was harmless & didn't bother anyone, AsiaOne
Man found dead in Yishun | The New Paper
Yishun death: Sister of man arrested claims victim was stalking brother
Man found dead at Yishun, 20-year-old suspect arrested - Channel
Police confirms Shanmugam intervened for family of accused in case
Murder at Geylang: Why was body left in open for so long?
Police classify case of unnatural death at Geylang Lorong 23 as murder
Man found dead in Geylang
Police announced unusual death at Geylang Lorong 23 as murder
Police classify case of unnatural death at Geylang Lorong 23 as
Geylang Bahru Family Murders - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Police classifies case of unnatural death in Geylang Lor 23 as murder
52-year-old man killed in suspected fight at Geylang Lorong 23
Police investigating murder at Geylang Lorong 23 - CNA
Man dies in alleged murder at Geylang Rd - News - AsiaOne
Geylang Bahru family murders (1979) | Infopedia - eResources
Death of 52-year-old man in Geylang ruled as murder


Third unnatural death in just as many days
Suspect leads police to body believed to be that of missing woman

She was last seen on Jul 11 at 9:15pm around Fusionopolis Walk at one-north in Buona Vista.

When Ms Cui Yajie, 31, an engineer, did not show up for work the next day, her colleagues felt something was amiss.

2 days later, they filed a missing person report. The police made a public appeal for her whereabouts the next day.

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Recent Murders in Heartland Singapore

When a lovers' spat gets out of control, passion and anger can form a very deadly mixture as recent events have shown.

On Sunday (March 13), a 68-year-old man was arrested for allegedly killing his wife at their Compassvale Flat. A day later, on Monday (March 14), an odd-job labourer was sentenced to 9 1/2 years' jail and three strokes of the cane for killing his Vietnamese girlfriend during a drug-fuelled argument on Nov 20, 2014.

Here are six other recent incidents of couples killing one another in Singapore:
  • YUAN CHING ROAD DOUBLE DEATH
  • HEADLESS BODY IN WHAMPOA RIVER
  • YISHUN TRIPLE MURDER
  • ARGUMENT LEADS TO STRANGLING IN CHOA CHU KANG
  • SENJA ROAD MURDER
  • TEMPESTUOUS AFFAIR ENDS IN YISHUN MURDER-SUICIDE
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3 Murders In Singapore Within 2 Days

Just within these past two days, newspapers reported on 3 cases of murders committed by foreigners in Singapore.
  • Thai woman murders Singaporean man by throwing him off his high rise North Bridge Road flat.
  • China man stabs his girlfriend after he suspects she has another man.
  • Indian national bashes fellow Indian's head in with rock, tree branch and slabs of concrete.
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