Man found dead at Marina Reservoir near Promontory

Staff Writer, Singapore
·Editorial Team
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A view of the Singapore Flyer observation wheel and the waters of Marina Reservoir, in Marina Bay, Singapore March 22, 2019. Picture taken March 22, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lam
The waters of Marina Reservoir. (Reuters file photo)

SINGAPORE — A man pulled from Marina Reservoir near the Promontory on Monday (19 October) morning was pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene.

Police said they received a call for assistance along 11 Marina Boulevard at 8.44am.

Officers from the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), who received a call about six minutes later, were initially unable to find the man when they arrived.

Divers from the Disaster Assistance and Rescue Team (DART) were then deployed to perform an underwater search, said the SCDF.

The divers subsequently retrieved a body about two metres from shore.

Police investigations are ongoing.

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