14 Jul '11, 2pm

An epidemic of corpses

Security An epidemic of corpses It may have been just a flash in the pan, but worried Singaporeans ponder what's becoming of their once tranquil, low crime city. By Seah Chiang Nee Jul 10, 2011 IN RECENT days, parts of this law-and-order city, whose murder rate ranks as low as Japan’s, resembled scenes from the American TV series Crime Scene Investigation. Against its staid nature, seven gruesome bodies have been found in various parts of the island since July 1, unrelated to each other – at a rate of one a day. In fact, the grisly spate had begun earlier, from around mid-April when a decomposed body was found in a luggage bag at the casino resort of Sentosa. A month later, an Indonesian maid’s body was discovered submerged in a rooftop tank that supplies drinking water to nearly 200 residents at Woodlands. Her Bangladeshi boyfriend had been arrested. Since then a total of...

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