23 Mar '11, 6am

Tombstone, coffin found at construction site in Yishun - Yahoo!

Tombstone, coffin found at construction site in Yishun - Yahoo!

The tombstone and coffin were found while workers were carying out excavation works at a residential site in Yishun. … The discovery of a tombstone and coffin at a construction site in Yishun on Monday has some residents living in the area spooked. Construction workers were excavating a site at the foot of Block 711, Yishun Avenue 5 when they made the grim findings. The construction works were part of the HDB's lift upgrading programme. The tombstone indicated that the deceased, Madam Sim Seok Inn, died in 1971 at the age of 83. Some clothes were found buried near the coffin. Some residents have expressed their alarm over the discovery of the tomb. While there was nothing to worry about, Zali H M, 57, said he would still try to avoid the area. "I will walk away from the lift. Maybe walk around it," said the retiree. However, the main question going through his mind and som...

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