Man to be charged with murdering his 2-year-old child in Sengkang: Police

Man to be charged with murdering his 2-year-old child in Sengkang: Police

Block 163b Rivervale Crescent
A screenshot of Block 163B Rivervale Crescent taken from Google Street View. 

SINGAPORE: A 34-year-old man will be charged with murder on Tuesday (Jun 18) after his two-year-old child was found lying motionless in a Sengkang flat, the police said on Monday.

Police had responded to a call for assistance at Block 163B Rivervale Crescent on Sunday at 10.24pm.

The child was found lying motionless in the bedroom of the flat, the police said. The child was taken to Sengkang General Hospital, and pronounced dead at 12.28am on Monday.

The father was also found injured in the bedroom. 

The police have classified the case as murder and investigations are ongoing.

When CNA visited the location, two men were burning what appeared to be incense paper at the foot of the block.

They declined to comment when approached by CNA.

blk 163b rivervale crescent
The child was found lying motionless in the bedroom of a flat in Blk 163B Rivervale Crescent. (Photo: Lydia Lam)

Source: CNA/ec

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