A woman believed to have fallen 60 storeys from Swissotel the Stamford was found dead on Sunday.
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.
During rescue efforts, part of the parapet, which is made of sheets of metal, gave way. Before the rescuers could reach her, the woman took another three-storey fall to land on the ground floor.
Paramedics immediately attended to the woman but then pronounced her dead at the scene.
According to The Straits Times, the woman is believed to be a 40-year old American guest of the hotel.
The police have classified the case as an unnatural death. Investigations are ongoing.
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