Second body found in Singapore River in four days

File photo of the Singapore River near Clarke Quay. (Photo: Rahman Roslan/Getty Images)

A woman’s body was found in the Singapore River near Clarke Quay on Monday (17 April) morning around  3.41 am.

The body was found motionless in the water, according to the police.

The Singapore Civil Defence said officers, upon arrival, retrieved the body of a Chinese woman in her 50s. She was declared dead at scene by paramedics.

It is the second time in just four days that a body has been found in the river. On Thursday (13 April), the body of a man was found in the water near Fullerton Hotel.

Police have classified both cases as unnatural death and investigations are ongoing.