08 Apr '11, 5am

Caucasian man in 30s found #dead after he jumped into S'pore River near #CollyerQuay

Caucasian man in 30s found #dead after he jumped into S'pore River near #CollyerQuay

A Caucasian man in his 30s who had been spotted jumping into the Singapore River was found dead by SCDF rescuers early this morning (Apr 8). The incident had occurred at the Singapore River near 80 Collyer Quay. An SCDF spokesperson said: "At 11.25pm, the SCDF received a call from a member of public informing that someone had jumped into the river near 80 Collyer Quay. "One Fire Engine, one Red Rhino, an Ambulance, 2 Firebikes and 3 Support Appliances we deployed and arrived at the scene within six minutes. "Upon arrival, the SCDF commenced search and rescue operations at the location where the subject was last seen. "Diving to a depth of five metres, DART rescuers retrieved a body of a male Caucasian in his 30s at around 2.00am. "The body of the subject was located about two metres away from the river bank. The subject was pronounced dead by an SCDF paramedic at the scene."

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

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