04 Sep '11, 3am

#Singapore man *arrested* for 'attempted suicide' after 6-story fall - onlookers were frozen at the sight

#Singapore man *arrested* for 'attempted suicide' after 6-story fall - onlookers were frozen at the sight

The New Paper Saturday, Sep 03, 2011 By Alvin Lim The crowd gawked while a man lay gravely injured at the bottom of the flat. And when a good Samaritan, who was tending to him, asked a woman for an umbrella to shield the bleeding man from the rain, she refused several times before eventually relenting. Their actions surprised Mr Vasudevan L.R, 44, an engineer, who had rushed to help when he heard a rustling sound outside his third-storey flat at Block 131 Yishun Street 11. He said: "At first, I thought the rustling sound was from workers who had come to prune the trees." It was actually the sound of a man hitting the foliage of a tree at the carpark of the opposite block. He had fallen from the parapet outside his sixth-storey flat at Block 132 and survived partly due to the foliage breaking his fall. Mr Vasudevan's children, who were playing in the corridor, called for hi...

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