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WOMAN FELL FROM HEIGHT ONTO SHELTERED WALKWAY @ BOON KENG HDB

A woman reportedly fell from height and landed onto the shelter of a walkway at the foot of a HDB block at Boon Keng on 14 January.

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She later succumbed to her injuries and passed away.

Videos emerged online on Facebook showing paramedics and SCDF personnel on the roof of the shelter attending to the stricken woman.

Police officers were seen standing guard under the block and an ambulance was also seen at the scene, as passers-by gathered to watch.

The incident reportedly took place at Block 34 Whampoa West.

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Semi-conscious but succumbed to injuries

The SCDF said that they were alerted to the incident on 14 January at about 5.15pm and the woman was manually rescued by SCDF officers from the shelter’s roof.

The victim, a 33-year-old woman, was conveyed to Tan Tock Seng Hospital and was in a semi-conscious state upon arrival before succumbing to her injuries soon after.

Preliminary investigations have ruled out the possibility of murder and at the time of writing, the police are investigating the incident.

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