22 Jun '11, 3am

Body in Bedok Reservoir may be China national who told dad: 'I am useless'

Body in Bedok Reservoir may be China national who told dad: 'I am useless'

'I am useless', began the text message from Chinese national Lin Xiao, 23, to his father in February. Lin was last seen at 8am on April 28, and the partial body found in Bedok Reservoir is believed to be his. According to a report in The New Paper today (Jun 22), the university graduate arrived in Singapore barely a year ago, in November, to live with his mother. He was working as an apprentice at Lee Sheng Motor Works at [email protected] Bukit and his parents had to pay an agent fee of $6,350 to get him a job here. A colleague described Lin as being diligent in his work, but 'grumbled a few times that it was tough being here in Singapore'. Once, when his mother went back to China in February, Lin spent the night in the workshop. Mr Lin was said to be a quiet person with no other relatives in Singapore and no friends. On the day he went missing, Lin wore a dark blue polo shirt...

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

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