SINGAPORE — The case of a 27-year-old foreign worker from Bangladesh who was found motionless at 31 Kranji Crescent last week has been classified as an unnatural death, reported The New Paper on Tuesday (19 May).
The police said they were alerted to a case of unnatural death at 6.40pm last Friday and found the man motionless at said location.
Based on preliminary investigations, the police do not suspect foul play and investigations are ongoing.
The Singapore Civil Defence Force said he was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.
The New Paper reported that the worker was employed by landscaping company, Kiat Lee Landscape & Building, which runs a factory-converted dormitory at 31 Kranji Crescent. It is now known if he had been confined to his dormitory at the time of his death.
A Ministry of Manpower spokesman said that his family, employer and the Bangladesh High Commission had been informed of his death. The ministry is working with the employer and the Migrant Workers' Centre to provide assistance to his family.
This was the second case of unnatural death involving a migrant worker in just over three weeks.
On 23 April, Indian national Alagu Periyakarrupan, 46, was found motionless at a staircase landing in Khoo Teck Puat Hospital. He was being treated for COVID-19 and was warded at the hospital at the time.
The Ministry of Health had said his death was likely due to injuries sustained from a fall from height and not complications from the illness.
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