27 Feb '17, 4pm

Was a stunt gone wrong behind teen's death at Orchard Central?

Was a stunt gone wrong behind teen's death at Orchard Central?

SINGAPORE - Was Jonathan Chow Hua Guang attempting a stunt for a Snapchat video before falling to his death from a linkway between Orchard Central and Orchard Gateway? A 15-second CCTV video of the incident circulated online shows Jonathan jumping over the railing last Friday (Feb 24), while a girl at the scene is seen holding up her right hand and then appearing to panic as she looks over the railing. The girl - who only gave her name as Ruth - turned up at the wake on Monday (Feb 27) night and spoke about the circumstances leading to the incident, said Jonathan's friends. Student Annetta Tian, 17, told The Straits Times that Ruth recounted how Jonathan had suggested that both of them should jump over the barrier at the linkway. They were then to take Snapchat videos of each other doing so. "Ruth said both thought it was perfectly safe because the ledge next to the linkwa...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/was-a-stunt-gone-wr...

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