A 3-year-old child was found bleeding profusely at the foot of Blk 332, Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1 within the early hours of Tuesday morning (Feb 18).
The boy was believed to have fallen from his dwelling on the seventh storey whereas searching for his grandparents after waking up.
He was pronounced lifeless on the scene by a paramedic.
A hairdresser chanced upon the scene because the physique was being taken away at 7am.
Chatting with a reporter from Lianhe Wanbao, the 22-year-old recounted an change with a girl she met on the market.
“She handed by the block earlier and noticed a toddler, about three to 4 years outdated, mendacity on the bottom and bleeding profusely from the top.”
One other resident instructed the Chinese language every day: “Earlier than the incident occurred, I heard the sound of a child crying from their unit“.
In keeping with the paper, the boy’s grandmother had gone out at round 5.30am to work at a close-by espresso store. She returned dwelling at 7am to take him to his childcare centre and realised that he was lacking.
Looking the kitchen window, she seen a crowd gathering round her grandson’s physique. When she rushed downstairs, he had already stopped respiratory.
The boy lived along with his grandparents within the unit and was beforehand beneath the care of a home helper. When he began attending faculty, his grandmother turned his major caretaker.
The police stated they had been alerted to a case of unnatural dying at 6.38 am. Investigations are ongoing.