Charred foetus allegedly found in metal pot, police looking for man and woman: reports

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SINGAPORE — An unidentified body - believed to be that of a foetus - was allegedly found charred in a metal pot at Block 52 Chin Swee Road, according to Chinese media reports on Thursday (12 September), citing reliable sources.

According to a resident interviewed by Lianhe Zaobao, the police is looking for a man and a woman to assist in investigations.

An elderly resident told Lianhe Wanbao that she was approached by police officers seeking information regarding a man, a woman and a child living in an eighth floor unit.

In response to media queries, the police said that they were alerted to a case of unnatural death at the location on Tuesday at 8.30pm.

A strong odour had emanated from a unit where a pair of brothers live, according to the reports.

Police officers were at the scene for about six hours and had left the unit with a metal pot and a bag, they added.

Investigations into the case are ongoing.

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