22 Jun '11, 3am

BODY FOUND IN BEDOK RESERVOIR - Mother's hopes dashed as some residents take extreme precautions:

BODY FOUND IN BEDOK RESERVOIR - Mother's hopes dashed as some residents take extreme precautions:

TNP PHOTOS: Benson Ang, Hedy Khoo HIS MOTHER searched relentlessly for almost two months, hoping to find her missing son. But Madam Hu Ping Zhu's hopes were dashed yesterday when the badly decomposed lower half of a body - believed to be her son Mr Lin Xiao - was discovered at Bedok Reservoir. While PUB confirmed that the water is safe for consumption, at least one family is taking extreme safety precautions. For the next month, housewife Ramesh Hemalatha will be giving her young children bottled water to drink. And to be extra safe, this bottled water will be boiled. More in The New Paper on Wednesday (June 22). Related story: "Dead body found in Bedok Reservoir spark water fear"

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