12 Jul '11, 7am

An epidemic of corpses in Singapore | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! News via @yahoosg

Dead bodies have been surfacing in Singapore in recent weeks. (Yahoo! photo/Jeanette Tan) By Seah Chiang Nee In recent days, parts of this law-and-order city, whose murder rate ranks as low as Japan's, resembled scenes from the American TV series Crime Scene Investigation . Against its staid nature, seven gruesome bodies have been found in various parts of the island since July 1, unrelated to each other — at a rate of one a day. In fact, the grisly spate had begun earlier, from around mid-April when a decomposed body was found in a luggage bag at the casino resort of Sentosa . A month later, an Indonesian maid's body was discovered submerged in a rooftop tank that supplies drinking water to nearly 200 residents at Woodlands. Her Bangladeshi boyfriend had been arrested. Since then a total of 13 bodies have turned up, prompting shocked citizens to ask: "What has become of S...

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