Singapore woman found dead in Geylang hotel; cause of death unknown

Police is investigating a case of unnatural death of a Singapore woman whose body was found inside a hotel

A woman in Singapore was found dead in a hotel on Thursday, December 5. According to the police, they found the dead body of the 53-year-old unnamed woman inside the hotel room at Lorong 18 Geylang, where she had been staying for a while.

The investigation

Police stated that they were alerted at around 2.43 pm on Thursday. They have classified it as a case of unnatural death. According to the officials, the unnamed woman was found lying motionless. Upon their arrival, paramedics conducted a medical check and the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Lianhe Wanbao, reported that further investigation revealed that the deceased female was a permanent resident of the republic. It should be noted that the woman checked into the hotel on November 27, and was supposed to check out on December 5. But when the hotel staff visited her room on Thursday, they found her hanging.

Executed by hanging
Hanged (Representational picture) Pixabay

The crime scene

Police cars and a Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) vehicle were seen at the location, just outside the hotel. After conducting an investigation inside the hotel room, the police finally removed the body of the Singaporean after three hours.

However, it is unclear whether it was a suicide or a murder. But so far the investigation showed evidence of suicide. If police come to the conclusion that death is a murder, then the accused will be liable to face the death sentence. However, an investigation is underway to ascertain the cause of death.

Singapore woman died
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This article was first published on December 9, 2019
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