10 Mar '11, 2am

A wheelchair-bound woman and her son were found dead in their Sengkang flat; police classify it as unnatural death

A wheelchair-bound woman and her son were found dead in their Sengkang flat; police classify it as unnatural death

Police and undertakers bring out one of the two bodies discovered in a flat at Rivervale Drive in Sengkang. The 56-year-old woman and her 31-year-old son are believed to have been found dead by the woman's husband. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN A 56-YEAR-OLD woman in a wheelchair was found dead with her 31-year-old son in a room of their ninth-storey flat in Sengkang yesterday evening. They are believed to have been found dead by the woman's husband. Police received a call at about 5.30pm asking for help at the flat. Mother and son were pronounced dead at about 6pm. The man, whom neighbours said was intellectually disabled and walked with a limp, was believed to have been found lying in bed. Neighbours said the family had been living in the five-room flat for about 10 years. The woman and her husband have two other children, a son and a daughter in their 20s and 30s who live wi...

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