Saturday, 6 June 2015

Second death in 5 days at Swissotel

Another person falls to death at Swissotel
Police cordon off an area near the Swissotel The Stamford. (Photo: Elizabeth Goh) Posted on 03 June 2015

A 33-year-old man was found dead on Wednesday (Jun 3) at Swissotel The Stamford, just days after an Australian woman died in a fall at the same hotel.

SCDF was requested for ambulance assistance at 1.10pm, and the man was pronounced dead at scene by paramedics.

Police also said they received a call for help at 1.10pm at 2, Stamford Road, and found a man lying motionless at the said location.

33-year-year-old man falls to death outside McDonald's outlet
The man was found dead in front of Swissotel The Stamford (left), Police cordoning off the area (right) PHOTO: Stomper Antz (left), SG Share Facebook page (right) Posted on 03 June 2015

A 33-year-old man was found dead in front of Swissotel The Stamford today (Jun 3).

Stomper Antz and Stomper Annah alerted Stomp to the incident which Antz says occurred at about 1pm today.

According to a report in The New Paper, the man is believed to have plunged from one of the upper floors, and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Australian woman falls to death at Swissotel

A woman fell to her death from the 60th floor of the Swissotel The Stamford yesterday. (Post: Tue, Jun 02, 2015).

Police and the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) were alerted to the incident at about 2pm.

The New Paper on Sunday understands that SCDF officers had to use a scissors lift to reach the 2nd-storey parapet where the body - believed to be of a 59-year-old female hotel guest from Australia - had landed.

Woman Plunged To Her Death At Swissotel, Three Years After A Similar Tragedy
(We have blurred the image due to it’s sensitive nature.)

An Australian woman in her 50s has been found dead at the second floor parapet of Swissotel The Stamford on Saturday (30 May) afternoon. She fell from the 60th floor of the hotel , according to news reports.

Singapore Civil Defence Force was called at 2pm and the woman was pronounced dead by paramedics upon arrival. Police are currently investigating the case, though no foul play is suspected.

Patrons of the hotel said that they had heard a loud crash when tragedy struck, but were not informed what had happened.

The Frightening Coincidences of Swissotel Deaths

Swissotel The Stamford has damn beautiful hotel rooms – spacious and clean, marble bathrooms with a bathtub, and a balcony where smokers can puff to their hearts content! (Eventhough they’re told not to smoke in the rooms.)

Swissotel the Stamford also has its fair share of death by “plunging from a height”.

In the latest, an Australian woman was found dead yesterday, supposedly after falling from the 60th floor of the hotel.

U.S. woman, 40, dies after plunging from 60th floor of five-star Singapore hotel and landing on parapet of Starbucks
American woman was hotel guest at Swissotel The Stamford in Singapore - Published: 10:40 GMT, 29 May 2012

An American woman staying at a five-star Singapore hotel plunged 60 floors to her death, landing on a parapet above a Starbucks coffee outlet.

The 40-year-old's fall happened in the early hours of Sunday at Swissotel The Stamford.

It is not clear how or why she fell but she suffered multiple blunt force trauma injuries, according to The Straits Times.

Woman found dead after fall from Swissotel

A woman believed to have fallen 60 storeys from Swissotel the Stamford was found dead on Sunday, (Posted on Tue, May 29, 2012).

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) told Yahoo! Singapore that they had received a call at 4:10 a.m. that day. A female’s body was found motionless and lodged at a third floor parapet at 2 Stamford Road.

The paramedics’ initial assessment was that the “casualty had suffered severe blunt force trauma incompatible with life”, said SCDF

Woman who fell to death from Swissotel consumed drugs and alcohol
Posted on 01 August 2013

A woman who fell to her death from the 60th floor of Swissotel The Stamford had consumed a potentially fatal combination of drugs and alcohol, the State Coroner said yesterday.

But Mr Imran Abdul Hamid also said that he could not ascertain if this had impaired her judgment and caused her to fall. He was announcing the findings of an inquiry into the death of Ms Cristina Oline Oudekderk, 39.

The American citizen, who was visiting Singapore for work, died of multiple injuries suffered after plunging onto the roof of the Starbucks outlet in Raffles City on May 27 last year. Her body was discovered at about 4am.

Man found dead outside Swissotel The Stamford
Posted on 29 October 2013

A man has been found dead in front of Swissotel the Stamford at Raffles City on Tuesday afternoon, Oct 29 2013.

The man seems to be in his thirties and was believed to have fell from a height, reports the Straits Times.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) and ambulance were alerted at 12:40pm. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Russian tourist's body found in Swissotel on Wednesday
The body of a 33-year-old Russian tourist was found in Swissotel The Stamford (pictured) in the morning of Wednesday, March 27, 2013. -- ST FILE PHOTO: CAROLINE CHIA

The body of a 33-year-old Russian tourist was found in Swissotel The Stamford on Wednesday morning.

Officers from the Singapore Civil Defence Force had to remove the body from a fifth-floor beam, where it was stuck. It is not known how the man's body ended up there, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The police said that they received a call requesting assistance at 5.53am. Police investigations at the scene took about 12 hours, and cafes on the first and second floors of the hotel were temporarily closed during this time.