Man charged with murder of daughter in Bedok South Road

Amir Hussain
Senior Reporter
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A 64-year-old Singaporean man was charged on Tuesday (20 November) with the murder of his 35-year-old daughter.

Tan Tian Chye is accused of killing Desiree Tan Jiaping in an eighth-floor flat at Block 171, Bedok South Road.

No further details were stated in Tan’s charge sheet. He will be remanded for psychiatric evaluation at the Changi Prison Complex Medical Centre.

The case will be mentioned again on 10 December.

In a news release on Monday, the police said they received a call for help at 3.43pm on Monday. A woman was found lying motionless inside the unit. Paramedics pronounced her dead at the scene at 4.17pm.

If found guilty of murder, Tan could face the death penalty.

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