In the heart of Circuit Road, a somber incident unfolded, revealing the tragic fate of a 56-year-old man who lived alone in his flat.
He was found dead in his HDB unit, and had purportedly collapsed while alone at home without anyone knowing and was not seen byu neighbours for about 2 weeks before an odour permeated the vicinity from his flat, and his neighbours alerted the authorities.
Found dead at home
On Saturday, November 18, the man’s lifeless body was found in his Circuit Road flat. The chilling aspect? Neighbors had been unaware of his demise, creating an air of mystery around the events that transpired within those walls.
Upon receiving an alert at about 8.40pm to an unnatural death at Block 43 Circuit Road, authorities swiftly responded. The police, donned in protective gear, entered the flat, and the man was found to have collapsed inside the unit.
He was subsequently pronounced dead at the scene.
While the cause of death remains uncertain, the police have ruled out the possibility of homicide. Investigations are underway to unravel the circumstances leading to the man’s demise and the two-week gap in which he went unnoticed.
Lived a reclusive life without visitors
Shin Min Daily News reported the eyewitness accounts of police activity on the 10th floor. Neighbors, including 60-year-old Jaafar, disclosed details about the deceased’s solitary life and the lack of recent sightings.
Living a solitary existence, the 56-year-old was seldom seen by neighbors. Jaafar, who frequently encountered him in the elevator, hadn’t seen him for two weeks.
Jaafar, a neighbor, shared insights into the deceased’s reclusive lifestyle. The absence of visitors and the sudden disappearance from daily routines left Jaafar puzzled.
Madam Wang, another neighbor, reported a foul odor permeating the air for the past one to two weeks. Concerned for safety, she decided to notify the police on that fateful Saturday night.
As investigations progress, piecing together the timeline becomes crucial. Understanding the events leading up to the discovery is key to comprehending the circumstances that surrounded the man’s death.
At the time of writing, the police have ruled out foul play, but investigations into the man’s death are currently ongoing.