Man charged for throwing wine glass bottle down from condo, killing elderly person

Amir Hussain
Senior Reporter
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SINGAPORE — A man was charged at the State Courts on Friday afternoon (30 August) for causing the death of an elderly person with a wine glass bottle.

Australian Andrew Gosling, 47, is accused of causing the death of 73-year-old Nasiari Sunee by committing a rash act not amounting to culpable homicide on Sunday 18 August at the Spottiswoode 18 condo.

Gosling allegedly threw the bottle down from the seventh floor lift landing towards the barbecue area and swimming pool on the fifth floor.

Nasiari was reportedly hit on the head by the falling glass bottle. He was taken to hospital, where he died at about 9am the next morning.

Gosling will return to court on Tuesday (3 September).

The maximum punishment he faces if found guilty of the crime is up to five years jail along with a fine.