SAF serviceman found dead in bunk in Nee Soon Camp: MINDEF

SAF serviceman found dead in bunk in Nee Soon Camp: MINDEF

Nee Soon camp
Google Street view of the entrance of Nee Soon Camp. 

SINGAPORE: An off-duty Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) regular serviceman was found dead in his bunk in Nee Soon Camp on Saturday (Jul 28), said the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) in a press release. 

The serviceman was from the SAF Medical Training Institute. 

He was found hanging from a rope in his bunk, MINDEF said, adding that paramedics from the Singapore Civil Defence Force pronounced him dead on site at about 3.05pm.

"The Ministry of Defence and the SAF extend their deepest condolences to the family of the late serviceman," said MINDEF. "The SAF is assisting the family in their time of grief."

The police are investigating the incident. 

Where to get help: Samaritans of Singapore operates a 24-hour hotline at 1800 221 4444, or you can email pat@sos.org.sg. You can also find a list of international helplines here. If someone you know is at immediate risk, call 24-hour emergency medical services.

Source: CNA/ad/(gs)

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