12 Jan '11, 4am

Be careful when walking near void deck: Woman killed when neighbour falls on her

They may be classified as freak accidents, but cases of a person falling on another from a block of flats are very real. Following the recent incident at Bishan on Jan 10, STOMPer Acrophobic hopes that people will be more careful and use sheltered walkways instead. Madam Lau Fong Kien, 55, who was walking below Bishan Block 179 on Jan 10, is believed to have been killed when neighbour Madam Ng Sock Luan, 48, fell on her around 11am on Jan 10. Both women died instantly. Madam Lau, a breast cancer survivor, was found facing up and holding on to Madam Ng's body. Madam Ng had been suffering from depression for the last two months. Madam Lau died of multiple fractures on her neck, arms and knees. Her arm was twisted very badly and her forehead was swollen. Both families of the deceased are holding their funeral wakes side-by-side and are united in their grief. It was fated and ...

Full article: http://singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg/stomp/sgseen/what_bugs_...

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