Stomp contributor Joshua’s friend was at Chinese Garden this morning (Jun 7) when he saw a body floating in the waters of Jurong Lake.
According to Joshua, his friend called the police after seeing it.
The body was clad in a red T-shirt and black shorts.
In response to Stomp’s media queries, a police spokesperson said:
“On 7 Jun 2017 at 7.39am the police were alerted to a case of unnatural death at Jurong Lake.
“A 26-year-old man was found motionless in the water and was pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene
“Police investigations are ongoing.”
A Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) spokesperson provided Stomp with the following statement:
“SCDF was alerted at about 7.40am and dispatched two fire engines, two fire bikes and one support vehicle.
“The body was retrieved by SCDF at around 8.10am.”