Dead man found floating in Singapore River

A view of the Singapore River. (PHOTO: Reuters)

A dead man was found floating in the Singapore River on Thursday (13 April) morning.

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) said it was alerted to the incident at 8.03am. A male body was found motionless in the water and was subsequently pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene, the SPF added.

Yahoo Singapore understands that the man was found in the water near the Fullerton Hotel. Media reports citing the Singapore Civil Defence Force said the deceased is a Chinese man in his 60s.

The SPF is investigating the case of unnatural death.