11 Oct '11, 4am

Dead body scare at Bedok Reservoir #Singapore

Fears of another drowning in Singapore surfaced when witnesses spotted a man floating face up in Bedok Reservoir Monday evening. Fortunately, the floating man was rescued by canoeists and joggers. He was found to be unconscious but alive and was taken to Changi General Hospital. 44-year-old sales executive Andy Koh recounted to The New Paper the events which happened at around 5:30pm. He said a group of four canoeists were the ones who first saw the man. “I saw them waving to get the attention of joggers. They thought he was already dead because they shouted ‘Help! We found a body!’” said Koh, who frequently jogs or cycles at the reservoir. First to respond was software engineer Wong Kai Chuan, 33. “As I didn’t have a phone with me, I tried to stop other joggers to ask them to call the police. At first, I was a bit scared to think it was a dead person,” he said. “But then ...

Full article: http://sg.news.yahoo.com/dead-body-scare-at-bedok-reservo...

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  1. 26 Oct '11, 12am

    can't afford to place a 24/7 reservoir lifeguard/saver?

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